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Carolyn Childers

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Carolyn Childers

Co-Founder and CEO, Chief
Carolyn Childers

Carolyn Childers is co-founder and CEO of Chief, the most powerful network of executive women in the world. What began as an idea to drive more women into power and keep them there is now a $1.1 billion unicorn with a network of 20,000 executive women who collectively manage $800 billion of the economy. Today, over 77% of Fortune 100 companies have Chief members in their ranks. Prior to founding Chief, Carolyn was SVP of Operations at Handy, then led the launch of Soap.com and acted as GM through its acquisition by Amazon. Previously, Childers held strategy and business development roles at Victoria’s Secret and Avon Products. She began her career in finance, working in investment banking at Deutsche Bank. Carolyn was named to Inc.’s Female Founders 100 List.