Monica Rodriguez KuniyoshiChief Marketing Officer

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About Monica

As the Chief Marketing Officer at Gunderson Dettmer, Monica leads the firm’s marketing and business development function. With over 20 years of experience, Monica is adept at creating and executing innovative marketing strategies, launching new services and products, and cultivating strong client relationships. Leveraging a master’s degree in organizational development, Monica employs human-centered design, performance coaching, and strategic analysis to enhance collaboration and drive business outcomes. She has played pivotal roles in co-creating an award-winning shared services team, implementing strategic planning programs, and integrating marketing technologies for business intelligence, all while championing empowerment and growth.


Human Before AI: Integrating Generative AI with Your Experts

As early adopters of AI, Gunderson Dettmer are true leaders in understanding when and how to use it. In this session, Joe and Monica will discuss the ways in which they are using it, and the choices that need to be made when doing so, but perhaps most importantly – how they are focused on retaining the human voice behind their brand whilst still powering content through AI.

Takeaways include:

  • How AI can be used to achieve differentiation
  • How to ensure you keep human ingenuity amongst your firm
  • How to train your AI to preserve the uniqueness of your firm’s voice
Joe Green,nChief Innovation Officer, Gunderson DettmerNicole Petrie, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Schulte Roth + Zabel