Deidre Paknad

CEO, Co-founder at WorkBoard
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Deidre is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder at WorkBoard. She has founded and led three tech startups, acquired companies and been acquired, and led a high-growth business as an executive at IBM for several years; this affords her a unique perspective on using both speed and scale to drive growth. In her role as Chief Executive Officer at WorkBoard, Deidre works with senior leadership teams at some of the world’s largest companies to clarify, align, and drive strategic priorities with greater speed and agility. She is a frequent speaker on outcome mindset and tapping into ambition.

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  • Workboard is a software company that provides a digital operating rhythm for organizations, which helps them execute their strategy faster, and achieve more, with the people they have. By operating rhythm, I mean a single, cohesive system to communicate the long-range strategy of the business. Quarterly objectives and key results show how we are executing on that strategy, while monthly business reviews and ops reviews drive accountability for progress. Weeklies, one-on-ones, reports, and executive touchpoints then help us de-risk and optimize our execution against that strategy.

    3 January 2023
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    3 January 2023
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