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Deb Pine

2018 Speaker

DEB PINE serves as the executive director of the Gloria Cordes Larsen Center for Women and Business at Bentley University. She sets and leads all external and internal strategic efforts, including corporate engagement, student initiatives, faculty collaboration, and research. Pine joined Bentley from Harvard Business School, where she served as a consultant and advisor as well as a career coach and mentor for start-up teams. Previously, she served as COO of, a curated online e-commerce site that was acquired by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten. She also co-founded PreVision Marketing, a customer marketing and technology firm which developed breakthrough customer loyalty marketing programs for Fortune 500 companies. Pine has served as an investor and advisor to early-stage ventures and as a non-profit board member.  She is committed to furthering progress toward corporate gender equity and is an active mentor and advisor to several women led businesses. She serves on the board for T1DExchange, and is a member of the Harvard Business School Women’s Association and The Boston Club. Pine earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA in communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. @bentleycwb