30 Dec New York Times – Join Our Board: Companies Hotly Pursue New Wave of Women in Tech
Amy Chang, the chief executive of Accompany, a Silicon Valley start-up, in Los Altos, Calif. Technology companies pursued her for months before she accepted an invitation to join the board of Cisco Systems.
By Pui-Wing Tam
Dec. 30, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — For months, technology companies have pursued Amy Chang.
The calls are relentless, with several feelers a month, said Ms. Chang, the chief executive of Accompany, a Silicon Valley start-up. Even when she declines the overtures, the tech companies and their agents keep coming back, asking the same question: Will you please join our board?