Family Centers Titan Series Breakfast with Meg Whitman

Stamford, CTMay 2, 2017

As the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the architect of eBay worldwide success, Meg Whitman has earned a reputation as a titan in the tech industry.  But it wasn’t until her bid for the governor’s office in California did she feel that she hit her leadership stride.

During her keynote remarks at Family Centers’ Titan Series Breakfast on May 2 at the Stamford Marriott, Whitman shared candid stories of her time as eBay’s first CEO and how she facilitated Hewlett Packard’s massive turnaround.  She also offered her perspectives on leadership, professional growth and the future of the tech industry.

“Since running for governor in 2010, I’ve become a better communicator,” she told an audience of 325.  “I learned to tell stories and do things symbolically.

The breakfast, which was chaired by Greenwich resident Nancy Casserley, raised more than $70,000 for Family Centers’ early care and education programs.

Family Centers’ Titan Speaker Series brings America’s greatest leaders to Fairfield County for intimate and captivating discussions.  Previous speakers have included Dr. Henry Kissinger, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, financial news anchor Maria Bartiromo and former CIA Director Jack Devine.

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 3,500 trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs. A United Way, Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation partner agency, Family Centers is a member of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies and the Alliance for Children and Families and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The agency is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. Visit or for additional information.


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