Our Inspired Team

Alexa von Tobel
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Founder of LearnVest (acq. by Northwestern Mutual). Certified Financial Planner™. Bestselling author of Financially Fearless and Financially Forward. Harvard B.A.

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Penny Pritzker
Co-Founder

U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the Obama Administration. 6x founder. Member of the Board of Microsoft and Harvard. Harvard B.A. Stanford J.D. / M.B.A.

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Mark Batsiyan
COO & Partner

Partner at Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures. Strategy, business development, and enterprise at LearnVest. Princeton A.B. Columbia M.B.A.

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Lucy Deland
Partner

Founding team and COO at Paperless Post, as it grew to over 100M users. Analyst at Insight Venture Partners. Harvard B.A.

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Charlotte Ross
Principal

Associate at NEA. Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. Forbes 30 Under 30 VC. Yale B.A.

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Chris Brown
Principal

Associate at First Round. Analyst at Blackstone. Middlebury B.A.

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Ming Fang
Technology Venture Partner

25+ years of engineering experience. Technology Fellow and Chief Architect at LearnVest. NYU B.A.

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Annie Shapiro
VP, Platform

Director of Marketing at Namely. Early LearnVest employee, leading Brand and PR. Princeton A.B.

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Kamran Ali
Senior Associate

Associate at Point72. Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. Dartmouth B.A.

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Ashley Greenberg
Office Manager

Executive Assistant to Alexa von Tobel. Site lead at Northwestern Mutual in New York. Florida Atlantic University B.B.A.

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