Build with future scalability in mind from the beginning. I have learned from both failing and succeeding at this as an operator and investor.
Building your company is really about building your team. Identify your weaknesses as an early team and individual — then, hire for those traits and roles.
Have an earned perspective about the problem they are solving and have the tenacity to go big.
Smart people learn from their mistakes; really smart people learn from other people’s mistakes.
Yoga is my meditation - I’m actually a certified yoga teacher. It’s a practice, and I think can teach us a lot about company building too as it can take years of dedication to see results and is better with friends and a good soundtrack.
Wanted to spend all of my time with entrepreneurs who are building our collective future and get to play a small supporting role to that. I joined Redpoint specifically because I wanted to be part of a team day-to-day who bring diverse perspectives but are values-aligned.
The first time I traveled outside the U.S. was after college. That trip to Europe—sleeping in hostel bunk rooms, doing laundry in the sink and subsisting off bread and salami sandwiches—inspired me to spend every spare minute and dollar I could in my twenties to see the world. That, in turn, gave me perspective I still think about on how we are all far more similar than different.
An executive coach and a real estate agent. I am motivated and fulfilled by helping people achieve their best and have a lifelong affinity for open houses.
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