Mai Ton

Chief People Officer, Kickstarter

Mai Ton is an award-winning executive with more than 20 years experience leading Human Resources, people, and culture for innovative startups based in San Francisco and New York. She is the author of Come into My Office: Stories from an HR Leader in Silicon Valley from New Degree Press. She has been recognized by the media as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology, Top 50 Tech Leaders, and a Top 20 Tech Trailblazer.

Committed to driving positive change, she is the Board Chair of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP), a non-profit organization advancing Asian leadership in business. Ms. Ton is a CEO coach and advisor for HR technology companies. She believes deeply in the power of technology for good; mentoring the next generation of talent; and advocating for equity and inclusion in the world of tech.