2021 Virtual C-Suite Speaker Series featuring Peggy Sammon
Join us as we kick off our first Virtual C-Suite Speaker Series of 2021!
This is a fantastic opportunity to network with key decision makers within our community and surrounding areas, and hear their take on a wide variety of topics designed to build awareness, foster understanding, and spark conversation.
Our speaker this month is Magna Vista Group’s Peggy Sammon, a serial high-tech and social entrepreneur who has co-founded or led numerous technology companies and nonprofits. She has spent her career in high-tech and deep-tech startups, including remote environmental monitoring, 5G ultra-wideband wireless communications, and now pathogen detection.
She enjoys idea creation, start-up energy, establishing a strategic vision, working with innovative scientists and engineers, and commercializing new products. Her experience includes patenting, licensing, and selling technologies and companies.
Sammon is an active mentor to other start-ups and is the former Chair of BIO Alabama. She also co-founded or chaired several nonprofits including Village of Promise and Rocket City Civil Rights. Sammon grew up in Canada, lived in Australia, helped to build four companies in Alabama, and is now running GeneCapture at HudsonAlpha. She is honored to be on the Governor’s Innovation Commission. One of 10 siblings, she is married to Ralph Petroff, and mother of four terrific children.