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Leading in Color with Sarah Morgan

Sep 9, 2020

The episode guest is Natalie Egan.  

In this episode, we discuss the following: 

  • The impact of sexism in the workplace
  • The challenges of being a tech founder with a marginalized identity
  • The importance of cultivating empathy & self-awareness as a leader

Natalie Jane Egan is an openly transgender, B2B software entrepreneur and a recognized thought leader living her life at the intersection of technology and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.


Natalie has over 20 years of experience driving digital change, developing high performing teams, building complex products, and selling enterprise solutions.


Today, she is the CEO & Founder of Translator, Inc., where she and her team are on a mission to scale empathy and equality through technology.


Prior to founding Translator in 2016––and prior to her transition––Natalie was CEO & Founder of PeopleLinx, a venture capital backed sales technology solution that was acquired in 2015. In addition to her entrepreneurial pursuits, Natalie has also worked in leadership positions at large public companies like LinkedIn, Autonomy, and Ecolab.


Outside of work, Natalie is a parent, a marathon runner, an artist, and transgender rights activist. Based in Philadelphia, PA -- Natalie received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, her MBA from The Villanova School of Business, and is currently writing her first book about her transition from a Male-to-Female CEO in corporate America and the business lessons learned along the way.

Connect with Natalie on Instagram and on Twitter 


Connect with Translator Company at their website and follow them on Twitter 


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