Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher will speak of their recent success with Party Poker at a July 22nd Communitech event:
A few years ago Party Poker was one of many struggling on-line poker sites. Linda Johnson, Jan Fisher and their company Card Player Cruises were approached to revamp the marketing and player retention strategies and have turned Party Poker into the industry leader. On June 27, 2005 Party Gaming the operator of PartyPoker.Com completed the biggest public offering on the London Stock Exchange in over five years, taking its market value to about 5 billion pounds (US$9.1 billion).
Details here. (A tip of the hat to Jacqui at Watstart)