Mercury’s AI-Powered Peer-to-Peer Networking Platform Goes Live Today with 50 Executive-Level Tech Leaders Enrolled
Woman-owned The Mercury Company, a secure and vetted networking platform for C-suite technology officers, will go live at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time today with an initial roster of 50 prominent names from the tech world, and a growing wait-list.
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“As a leader, I am eager to learn. Meeting smart people who can teach me something new requires constant maintenance of your network and Mercury is a great addition to my personal development plan.”
The members represent Fortune 50 corporations, high-growth organizations, and prominent nonprofits spanning from Miami to Seattle. 48 percent of members are women or are from diverse races and ethnic backgrounds.
Mercury’s platform is vendor-less, meaning the vetted network has no sales reps or consultants on it. Membership is limited to executives who hold the highest technology or digital transformation position within their organization.
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“This is a space where executives can freely interact and engage in peer-to-peer conversations without the pressure of a sales pitch,” said founder & CEO Leah Price Williams, who built her career operating private industry executive gatherings.
In its initial launch Mercury is positioned toward technology executives—in particular, “those lacking the time to sift through a massive personal Rolodex to identify which of their many contacts has the right background, experience, and successes to help answer questions in real time,” said Williams.
“Mercury doesn’t replace in-person connection, but it allows C-suite executives to obtain the insights they need at the critical moments,” Williams added.
Said Mercury founding member Bryson Koehler, Chief Product, Data, Analytics, and Technology Officer of Equifax: “As a leader, I am eager to learn. Meeting smart people who can teach me something new requires constant maintenance of your network and Mercury is a great addition to my personal development plan.”
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