Media Lab Perspectives: Success on Your Own Terms with Shellye Archambeau


Cover Design by Donna Cheng, 2020; image courtesy of Shellye Archambeau

Cover Design by Donna Cheng, 2020; image courtesy of Shellye Archambeau

March 31, 2022
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET

Success on Your Own Terms: 3 tips for catalyzing your ambition

We hope you'll join us for this segment of the Media Lab Perspective Series, where Professor Ramesh Raskar will welcome Shellye Archambeau, Fortune 500 board member, former CEO of MetricStream, advisor, and author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms.

No registration is required—the livestream will be added to this page before the talk begins. The livestream will be closed-captioned, and the archived video will be posted with closed captions within a few days of the event.


Shellye Archambeau

Speaker Bio

Shellye Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high performance teams, and organizations. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to Forbes Ignite and the President of Arizona State University, and serves on the board of two national nonprofits, Catalyst and Braven. 

Ms. Archambeau has over 30 years of experience in technology. She is the former CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based, governance, risk, and compliance software company. During her tenure MetricStream grew from a fledgling startup into a global market leader. 

She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms, a  book that will inspire you and provide the tools to enable you to fight the battles, make the tradeoffs, and create the life you want. She is also a Forbes contributor and the protagonist of the Harvard Business School Case Study: Becoming a CEO. 

Ms. Archambeau enjoys the performing arts, traveling, cooking, and writing a blog that provides career advice, insights, and other musings. 


Website: shellyearchambeau.com

Blog: https://shellye.com

Twitter: @ShelArchambeau
Instagram: @shelarchambeau

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