Sheila Marcelo

Founder, CEO, and Chair, (Festival Underwriter)

Sheila Marcelo is chairwoman and CEO of, which she founded in 2006 after developing the plan as an entrepreneur in residence at Matrix Partners. Previously, she held leadership roles at executive search engine and Upromise and was a management consultant and teaching fellow at Harvard Business School. Marcelo also founded to increase women’s roles in the global economy. She has spoken widely on women in technology and entrepreneurship, including alongside President Obama at the White House Summit on Working Families, and her accolades include being named one of Fortune’s Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs and the youngest recipient of Harvard Business School’s Alumni Achievement Award. (Festival Underwriter Presenter)

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