Fiona Lake Waslander

Product and Operations @Opendoor

Most recently Fiona was the Founder, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Skylight, a digital home renovation service. Founded in 2016, Skylight was a Series A stage VC-backed company that used technology to create successful renovations, from design through construction. Skylight was acquired by Opendoor in August 2021 and Fiona has joined their Product and Operations team.

Prior to Skylight, Fiona worked in the tech sector for 15 years and held business development, product management, and general manager roles at Yahoo!, OANDA and Rogers based in both the San Francisco Bay Area and Toronto. Most recently Fiona was the Founder and General Manager of Vicinity, a Canadian digital loyalty product designed for small businesses, as part of Rogers’ Incubation Division. Fiona started her career in management consulting at Oliver Wyman. She has a Civil/Environmental Engineering degree from Queen’s and an MBA from INSEAD.

March 24th All Things People Operations
2:00pm

Hiring and Onboarding Gen-Z and Recent Graduates

Stage Talk

As Gen Z (virtually) step into the office, Erin Bury, Eliana Bravos and Jeff Waldman lead you through must-knows when hiring Gen Z: their motivations and supports you can set up to help everyone adjust to today’s complex multi-generational workforce.

Erin Bury
Co-Founder & CEO @Willful
Jeff Waldman
Founder and Principal @ScaleHR
2:00pm

Building an Anti-Bias and Inclusive Hiring and Retention Process

Stage Talk

Are you having trouble attracting diverse talent? Fatima Zaidi, Laura McGee, and Fiona Lake Waslander will highlight why startups struggle with inclusive hiring and what should be included in your company’s hiring process to address it.

Laura McGee
Founder & CEO @Diversio
Fiona Lake Waslander
Product and Operations @Opendoor