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Jodie Auster

Former VP People - Thumbtack /USA

  • WHEN / 10 February 2017

  • TIME / 10:30am

  • WHERE / Beer DeLuxe Grill Stage, Fed Square

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The Power of Company Values - lessons learned from one Silicon Valley unicorn’s journey to define their core values

When well-defined, a company’s core values act as an important guide for every action taken. Hear about Thumbtack’s journey to define and bring to life their four core values and the lessons learned in the process.


Auster possesses a unique combination of medical expertise, top-tier management consulting experience and business leadership in high-growth tech startups.

Starting out as an emergency doctor, where she learned the art of hypothesis-driven problem solving and triage, Auster went on to build her business toolkit as a consultant at Bain & Company, before falling in love with start up life.

Auster’s role at Thumbtack saw her scale the Recruiting and HR functions with a rigorous operational lens to find and motivate talented team members.

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