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Affectiva, Catalyst Resumes, Francisco Partners, Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University, Kaspersky Partners, Merrimack College

Welcome February ’21 New Members

We celebrated the month of February by welcoming six new members to MassTLC! Affectiva, Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University, Catalyst Resumes, Francisco Partners, Kaspersky, and Merrimack College are all contributing to the Mass Tech ecosystem in their own unique way.

Learn more about what each organization does, below, and please join us in extending a warm welcome to all.







Affectiva is on a mission to humanize technology. An MIT Media Lab spin-off, Affectiva created and defined the Emotion AI category. Built on deep learning, computer vision, speech science and massive amounts of real-world data, Affectiva’s technology can detect nuanced human emotions, complex cognitive states, activities, interactions and objects people use. Today, 70 percent of the world’s largest advertisers, 28 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading research firms such as Kantar, are using Affectiva’s technology to test the unbiased and unfiltered emotional responses that consumers have with brand content such as TV programming. Affectiva has the largest emotional database in the world, with 10 million consumer responses to more than 53,000 ads in 90 countries.

For more information, visit www.affectiva.com




Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University 

The Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University creates more inclusive and equitable workplace cultures where all employees thrive and succeed. We partner with organizations to help them create and nurture more inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplaces.

    • We design and deliver innovative, transformative programs, training, and tools to help organizations create inclusive cultures.
    • Our interactive, customized programs and curated research inform and empower people and organizations to make meaningful, positive change in their organizations.
    • Our work is informed by our experience with hundreds of organizations, our industry research, and Bentley’s academic and business expertise.

Learn more about our unique, comprehensive approach, our specific offerings, our diverse facilitation team, and our solutions-oriented research reports.






Catalyst Resumes 

Catalyst Resumes specializes in creating resumes, LinkedIn profiles, cover letters, executive biographies, and the like for senior-level people involved in technology-based industries. My focus is primarily in working with individuals at the director level and above who want to accelerate their careers with well-written personal-branding documents.

    • C-suite, Board, VP, Director, Manager levels.
    • Software, IT, biotech, engineering, manufacturing.
    • Product development, sales, marketing, finance, legal, operations.

Clients like working with me because I’ve also been a successful technology headhunter for over 30 years. I know exactly what hiring managers, corporate recruiters, and applicant-tracking software are looking for in your resume and profile.

Additionally, I’m one of well under 100 people worldwide who actively hold a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) certification from the National Resume Writers’ Association, as well as the Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE) and Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) designations.









Francisco Partners    

Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Since its launch over 20 years ago, Francisco Partners has invested in more than 300 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. With more than $25 billion in assets under management, the firm invests in opportunities where its deep sectoral knowledge and operational expertise can help companies realize their full potential. For more information on Francisco Partners, please visit www.franciscopartners.com.







Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments, and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 250,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.







Merrimack College

Merrimack’s more than 70-year old tradition of academic excellence is represented through advanced degrees designed for working professionals.

Merrimack College is a selective, private, non-profit college located just minutes from Boston, in North Andover, Massachusetts.

One of the fastest growing private colleges in the nation,  Merrimack is recognized across the country for excellence and value, and as a strong choice for career-enhancing, affordable graduate school programs.

Merrimack College partners with Corporations to offer industry-aligned, 100% online degree graduate and certificate programs for working professionals.

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