Maelle Gavet

Maelle Gavet

One of the tech industry’s brightest stars, Maëlle Gavet has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40, one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and was fifth among Time magazine’s List of the Top 25 ‘Female Techpreneurs’.

After six years as a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group she went on to become CEO of, Russia’s largest e-commerce site, and executive VP of operations of the Priceline Group, the largest online and travel agency in the world which includes brands like OpenTable, Kayak, and

Most recently Gavet was COO at real estate platform Compass, valued at over $6bn. She has spoken regularly at the leading technology industry events and her writing has appeared in Wired, the Harvard Business Review, the World Economic Forum, Fast Company and Fortune magazine.

Her first book is Trampled by Unicorns: Big Tech’s Empathy Problem and How to Fix It.

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Maelle Gavet joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why Section 230 is still a relevant regulation for the technology sector, but at this point needs to be reformed to fit the current application of content creation and curation.
Maelle Gavet joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a heretic is a true believer who doesn’t like the status quo, and why the technology sector needs more heretics who will be devoted to creating digital ethics.
Maelle Gavet joins Jim Blasingame to discuss that while there are many exciting benefits that come from Big Tech, it is also at a point where some level of introspection, self-regulation and diversifying is necessary.