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Sabrina Parsons speaks at American Express CEO Bootcamp in NYC

by Angelique O'Rourke

Last week in New York City, American Express Open Forum held the CEO Bootcamp at the Times Square Sheraton. Thousands of female CEOs from around the country convened to give talks, participate in workshops, collaborate and network. CEO Bootcamp aims to get women in business together to build connections; to inspire one another and to hone leadership and […]

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Candice Landau

CEO, Sabrina Parsons Featured on Cover of National UK Business Magazine

by Candice Landau

In the Autumn 2014 issue of newbusiness, Nick Martindale interviews Sabrina Parsons to find out how a small family business not only survived the recession, but grew to become a major global SaaS company. The answer lies somewhere between cutting unnecessary expenses; working hard to remain ‘cash flow positive'; and valuing your employees as well as […]

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Jonathan Michael

“Be Bossy and Proud” | PAS CEO Sabrina Parsons at TEDxUOregon

by Jonathan Michael

Inspired by her Business Insider Op-Ed, “Leaning In Isn’t the Answer,” TEDxUOregon invited Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software, to speak at their April event. The title of the presentation is “Be Bossy and Proud: Why We Don’t Want to Ban the Word ‘Bossy’.” You can watch the video presentation embedded above, or read […]

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Bailey

PAS CEO Featured in Bloomberg Article on “Geeky Women” at SXSW

by Bailey

Sabrina Parsons

Palo Alto Software CEO and former tech entrepreneur Sabrina Parsons is at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, “breaking up the bromance” and representing the many, many women in tech. Sabrina gave an interview to Bloomberg over the weekend on the women-centered changes at SXSW, and her hopes for the future of […]

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Palo Alto Software featured in New York Times’ “You’re The Boss” Blog

by Bailey

Palo Alto Software was featured today in The New York Times’ small business blog as an example of a company with a strong strategy and evaluation process for innovation: A company known as Palo Alto Software had established itself as a market leader in business-plan software. When Sabrina Parsons took over as chief executive, she decided to […]

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Bailey

Palo Alto Software CEO Profiled in Oregon Business Magazine

by Bailey

The feature story in the November/December issue of Oregon Business Magazine is an in-depth profile of Palo Alto Software CEO Sabrina Parsons and the company’s development under her leadership: “A Hispanic woman in a leadership position in a cutting-edge industry, Parsons is making things happen. A $10 million company today, Palo Alto Software projects annual earnings of […]

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Palo Alto Software CEO Profiled in the New York Times

by Bailey

Today, The New York Times published an interview with Sabrina Parsons, the CEO of Palo Alto Software. In it, she discusses how she’s brought some of the best elements of the Silicon Valley startup culture she came from with her to Palo Alto Software, while leaving the less-desirable elements behind. Read “A Startup Spirit, Without […]

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Jay Snider

High tech workers can be hard to find, according to recent report

by Jay Snider

According to a recent article in Oregon’s Register-Guard newspaper, despite an economy predicted to be flat, or only slightly up, in 2012, Lane County tech firm executives are optimistic about their companies’ prospects. Palo Alto Software CEO Sabrina Parsons forecasts sales growth of 20 percent to 30 percent in the fiscal year that will end Sept. 30, largely because of a new online service the Eugene firm launched last April.“This year we have something to sell that I think is the best product we’ve ever had,”

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