Join Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital, Polyvore - acquired by Yahoo) and Ann Scott-Plante (Wello - acquired by Weight Watchers) for a roundtable discussion about how to build a successful startup. The event will be on Tuesday, Dec 5th, from 4:30-6:30pm in Palo Alto. Light refreshments will be served.
Jess Lee is a partner at Sequoia Capital. Previously, she held leadership positions at Google and Polyvore. While at Google, Jess was a product manager for Google Maps. Jess joined Polyvore as a product manager in 2008 after providing their co-founder with feedback on issues with the website. She was later named VP of Product, an honorary co-founder, and ultimately CEO. Polyvore was acquired by Yahoo in 2015. Jess holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. She has been featured in Fortune Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list and Glamour Magazine’s Top 35 Under 35 Women in Tech.
Ann Scott-Plante is a Vice President of Weight Watchers International where she leads the company’s San Francisco office and focuses on product development and establishing the company’s fitness strategy. Ann previously co-founded and led Wello, a digital fitness company, which was acquired by Weight Watchers in 2014. She has a BA from Dartmouth and an MBA from Stanford GSB.