Join General Assembly and the thelighthouse on May 20th at 5pm EST for a career conversation with Elisabeth Bykoff, VP of Global Alliances at Agiloft - a Bay Area tech company.

In this conversation, we will cover:

  • Her career story and how she got to where she is today
  • How she navigated a career from consulting to tech and transitioning across different work cultures from France to the U.S.
  • Life as a women leader in tech spanning roles from Business Development, Alliances & Partnerships, Sales & Channel Operations to Customer Success
  • Networking, Leadership, and Setting & Achieving Career Goals

The goal of this event is to have a candid career conversation and hear actionable and relatable advice, resources, and insights that you can apply to your own career.

About the Speakers

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Founder & CEO,

Courtney Brand is the Founder and CEO of thelighthouse. Prior to thelighthouse, she worked as a Management Consultant for 5 years in New York, Shanghai, and Beijing, selling and delivering work to top clients including Alibaba, Apple, Mercedes, Porsche, and Danone. After working for two years in New York, Courtney was transferred to PwC’s Shanghai office to help launch the firm’s new digital and innovation consulting practice in China which became the second highest revenue-generating team. As the Founder and CEO of thelighthouse, she is working to empower professionals with the network, insights, and support to thrive in their ever-changing careers and the fast changing world of work. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and French and graduated from Georgetown University.

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VP of Global Alliances ,

Elisabeth has over 15 years of experience in GTM and post-sales operations at public and pre-IPO SaaS companies. Before Agiloft, she worked as Yaypay's SVP, Customer Experience driving Services and Success teams. She also served as VP, Delivery Services GTM & RVP, PS Solutions COE at Apttus. Prior, she spent 10 years at PwC founding and building the US Salesforce practice while advising Global 500 companies on their sales and channel operations. She holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a MS in Aerospace Engineering from the Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile.

About Our Partners



thelighthouse is the ‘Waze for your career’. We empower professionals with the network, insight, and support to navigate the fast changing world of work. We do this via algorithmic matching with relevant professionals for one-on-one virtual career sessions, curated resources, and member-driven events. We partner with people-first companies looking to invest in their top talent. As professionals navigate increasingly non-linear career paths, thelighthouse is becoming the throughline and empowering them at each stage of their ever-changing careers. Learn more at: