Ashley Lightspeed; Investing Partner Success StoryOn January 24, 2019 by admin
During the years 1997 to 2001, Ashley Lightspeed got educated from the University of Illinois (UCIC) located at Urban – Champaign whereby she graduated with a bachelor of science in computer Engineering. The university is one of the leading schools of engineering in the country. She has however concentrated more on technology rather than in engineering within the recent years. Basically, she has had an outstanding career as its clear through the various companies that she has worked for and the various achievements that she has made in the engineering and business fields.
In the year 2015, she co-founded ANGELS, a venture that assists women to come up with new startups. ANGELS was founded by a group of senior operators from twitter who came together and agreed to invest in early state technology startups.
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In 2014, She worked for twitter whereby she was responsible for partner engineering, platform marketing, developer relationships, strategic partnerships as well as enterprise roles. Ashley Lightspeed was assigned the role of Vice President of Global Business Development and Platform at the time which held most of the responsibilities stated above.
Apart from twitter, she has also worked for Netflix whereby she held the role of Director of Business Development.Currently, Ashley Lightspeed is an investing partner at Lightspeed venture partners located at San Francisco, California, where she was hired in 2018 alongside Merci Victoria grace, Jerry Ye, Ashley Brasier and Jay Madheswaran.
Form her career, it’s pretty clear that she has had a lot of experience form her various responsibilities such as engineering, sales, marketing and decision making while working for various high level companies.
Apart from her work in engineering and business, she is also a lover of hosting events and hosting conversations that help in promoting the role of women in shaping the technology platform.
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