About this Event How can your startup craft and execute an effective communications strategy while also growing as a business? Communications is a critical function for every organization, but it can be hard to know where to focus your efforts if you’re operating with a lean team and no dedicated headcount. At this Hatch 101, DigitalOcean’s Lynnette Nolan will help you understand how to leverage the resources you have to make use of best practices around communications strategy. Agenda 6:00 - Doors Open/Registration 6:30 - Welcome by Kevin Wei, Startup Associate 6:35 - Talk by Lynnette Nolan (Global Communications, DigitalOcean) 7:00 - Q & A 7:15 - Reception/Networking 8:00 - Goodnight This event is brought to you by DigitalOcean's global event series, Hatch Startup 101 Sessions, featuring curated talks, panels, and fireside chats designed for entrepreneurs and developers looking to build impactful software. We bring together the best in various regional startup ecosystems, to share stories from founders, builders, and creators. About Lynnette From flight attending to leading communications at technology companies large and small, Lynnette Nolan’s career has always been in the cloud(s). She currently leads corporate communications at DigitalOcean, where she is responsible for strategy and execution of customer, incident, executive, and internal communications. Prior to DigitalOcean, she held roles at companies including IBM, Cloudant (acquired by IBM), and Carbonite. Lynnette has a BA from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a MA in Integrated Marketing Communications from Emerson College. About Hatch Hatch is DigitalOcean's global startup program that helps you grow your business. Spend less time worrying about cloud infrastructure and more time building great things. Explore do.co/hatch, and follow the community on Twitter: #ItsHatchening Preparing for the event - Light food & drink will be served. - All participants are asked to uphold DigitalOcean’s Events Code of Conduct to support a welcoming and inclusive environment: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FXZEeA4c_1PXowhuStXFrWhNE0j8oAKEViRl...