2020 Judging Process

#1

The Anchor List team shortlisted the top 12 of each category for our judges to consider.

#2

Each category's shortlist was evaluated by a set of veteran operators specializing in that particular category.

#3

The winners were chosen by consenous by the group of verteran operators judging the award.

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JUDGES

All

Product

Design

Marketing

Operations

Sales

Talent

Jamie Quint

Head of Growth, Notion

MARKETING

Brian Benedik

Former Global Head of Revenue, Spotify

SALES

Jevan Soo Lenox

Chief People Officer, Stitch Fix

TALENT

Stephanie Friedman

Former SVP Sales & Customer Success, Xamarin

SALES

Sarah Tavel

Partner, Benchmark

PRODUCT

Jessica Ko

Former Head of UX, Opendoor

DESIGN

Allison Pickens

Former COO, Gainsight

OPERATIONS

Naomi Ionita

Partner, Menlo Ventures

MARKETING

Andrew Chen

Partner, a16z

MARKETING

Josh Elman

Partner, Greylock

PRODUCT

Andy Chen

Partner, Coatue

TALENT

Casey Winters

Chief Product Officer, Eventbrite

PRODUCT

Malthe Sigurdsson

Head of Design, Stripe

DESIGN

Mark Goldberg

Partner, Index Ventures

OPERATIONS

Mike Kruzeniski

Former Head of Consumer Product Design, Twitter

DESIGN

Amy Fox

VP Strategic Partnerships, Wealthfront

SALES

Jonathan Mildenhall

Former CMO, Airbnb

MARKETING

Mikaela Smith

Head of Executive Search, Slack

TALENT

Kelly Steckelberg

CFO, Zoom

OPERATIONS

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