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Debbie Madden

CEO, Stride

New York City

Debbie Madden is a serial entrepreneur and a senior executive in tech. She has built five companies from the ground up and is currently the CEO of Stride (, where she specializes in helping tech companies with complex needs. Stride’s focus is two fold: Guiding leadership teams to drive lead generation and marketing strategies, and working with technical teams on legacy system rewrites and new product development. Prior to Stride, Debbie was the CEO of Cyrus Innovation, an Agile software development consulting firm. She grew Cyrus into a 60-person, multimillion-dollar, five-time Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies winner, and Crain’s NY Best Place to Work. Debbie is a sought after public speaker and writer, appearing in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business TV, the HuffingtonPost, Inc. Magazine, and more.

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