Diana Hoskins Schildhouse, Vice President of Global Insights and Analytics, Mattel

Diana Schildhouse, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Diana Schildhouse, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Diana Hoskins Schildhouse has nearly 20 years of experience leading insights, analytics, research, and strategy organizations across several consumer-facing industries. As Vice President of Global Insights and Analytics for Mattel, Diana leads an organization focused on integrating the voice of the consumer with holistic analyses around Mattel’s critical and interrelated causal drivers of brand and POS performance globally, including media, content, digital, trade, competitive and category landscape, and pricing. Her team has pioneered large scale advanced analytics capabilities at Mattel, including marketing and media mix modeling, price elasticity modeling, and test & learn analytics.

Prior to joining Mattel, Diana was Senior Director of Strategy and Market Research for Westfield, a global shopping center developer. Her team analyzed opportunities for acquisition, investment, and merchandising mix of a 56-center US portfolio based upon market demographics, competitive positioning, consumer insights, and retail supply and demand. 

Diana began her career with The Walt Disney Company, spending 5 years in their Burbank and New York City offices overseeing strategic and financial analyses of Disney’s global real estate portfolio.

Diana received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She lives in Manhattan Beach, CA with her husband, daughter, and son.

Caryn Zweig, Chief Operating Officer, Abner Herrman & Brock

Caryn Zweig, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Caryn Zweig, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Caryn Zweig, Chief Operating Officer, joined the firm in 1991 as a member of Abner Herrman & Brock's Investment Policy Committee. Caryn has more than 20 years of experience in managing equity and fixed income portfolios. Her background in investment management includes positions as an Equity Research Analyst and Assistant Portfolio Manager at Atalanta Sosnoff Capital. Prior to that, she was a Research Associate at Oppenheimer Fund Management. 

She is a member of The Economic Club of New York and is an emeritus member of the Advisory Council of the Cornell Dyson School of Business. She held the position of Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School from 2007 - 2009.

Caryn holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University.

Jennifer Friel Goldstein, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

Jennifer Friel Goldstein, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Jennifer Friel Goldstein, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Jennifer Friel Goldstein is based in San Francisco and is responsible for the National Biotechnology and Diagnostics practice. Jennifer joined Silicon Valley Bank after seven years at Pfizer, where she served as a Director on Pfizer's Venture Capital team and as a Senior Manager in the Portfolio and Decision Analysis group. While a consultant at Bain & Company in London, Jennifer focused on private equity deals. She has also had diverse operational and research experience at companies such as Chiron, Genelabs and Genencor.

Jennifer brings over 15 years of business development, portfolio management, and consulting experience as well as a biotechnology background to the team. She graduated magna cum laude with a BSE in Bioengineering and a Master's of Biotechnology from the University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer was also named a Joseph Wharton Fellow while completing her MBA at the Wharton School. 

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys remaining involved with SpringBoard Enterprises as well as spending time with her husband and their twin children who keep them on their toes!