Susan Lyne
President of BBG Ventures

Susan Lyne is President of BBG Ventures, a new venture fund for women-led tech start-ups. The fund is focused on consumer internet businesses – services, content, commerce – based on the belief that there is a huge opportunity in backing smart entrepreneurs who reflect and understand the consumers driving the fastest-growing areas of the internet. Before launching the BBG Fund, Susan was most recently CEO of the AOL Brand Group where she oversaw AOL's unique content brands including, TechCrunch,...

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Michelle Peluso

Michelle Peluso is the Chief Executive Officer of Gilt, an innovative online shopping destination offering its more than eight million members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Prior to assuming the CEO role at Gilt, she served for over three years on the company's Board of Directors.

Before joining Gilt, Peluso was at Citigroup from 2009 until early 2013, where she was the Global Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer. In that role...

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Dana Stalder
General Partner, Matrix Partners

Dana Stalder is a Silicon Valley based general partner at Matrix Partners, where he invests in early stage software and internet companies. Dana's experience cuts across multiple disciplines including sales, marketing, finance, technology and product management at companies such as eBay, Netscape, PayPal and He has managed nimble ventures as well as 2,500-person teams. Dana joined Matrix in 2008 from PayPal, where he was a senior vice president and managed all business operations, including product, sales, marketing and technology. He is a board member at Gilt, iRise,...

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Anton Levy
Managing Director, General Atlantic

Anton is a Managing Director at General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, where he heads the firm’s Media & Consumer sector. Since joining in 1998, Anton has worked closely with many of General Atlantic’s portfolio companies and has served as a director of portfolio companies such as AKQA, Mercado Libre, Network Solutions and Webloyalty. He formerly served on the boards of Dice Holdings and Zantaz Corporation.

Prior to joining General Atlantic, Anton was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley &...

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Adrianne Shapira
Chief Financial Officer, David Yurman

Adrianne Shapira is the Chief Financial Officer of David Yurman, a fine jewelry luxury brand. Adrianne is a member of the Executive Committee that seeks to build upon David Yurman's successes by capitalizing on future channel, category and geographic growth. Prior to joining David Yurman in October 2012, Adrianne had a thirteen year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was Managing Director in Global Investment Research covering the Broadlines Retail sector. She was the lead equity analyst covering department stores,...

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Kabir Misra
Managing Partner at SoftBank Capital

Kabir Misra is a Managing Partner at SoftBank Capital and is responsible for the PrinceVille Growth Equity Fund. He is also President of SB China and India Holdings, which manages SoftBank's Bodhi, ISAT and Kaikaku funds (early-stage funds primarily focused on Asia). In addition to being on the board of Gilt Groupe, Kabir sits on the boards of Fetch, PayActiv, and IP Ventures; he also regularly represents SoftBank at board meetings for Alibaba, Quixey and uStream. 

Prior to joining SoftBank, Kabir...

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