Jodi Goldstein is the Managing Director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, which includes the Harvard i-lab, the Harvard Launch Lab for alumni, and the soon to open Harvard Life Lab for life-sciences ventures. With more than 20 years of experience as a startup executive, co-founder, and investor, she is focused on resourcing first time entrepreneurs, helping early-stage ventures move their ideas further, faster and growing the innovation economy. Jodi has a breadth and depth of industry experience including expertise in consumer, e-commerce, mobile, and luxury goods businesses. She has been on the management team of several venture-backed startups including iMarket (sold to D&B), Planetall (sold to Amazon for over $100M), Send.com, Hoteluxury.com, and Mobicious. She co-founded Drync — a mobile app that allows consumers to find, track, share and purchase wines. Jodi was also an investor at venture capital firm TA Associates, where she specialized in retail and consumer products. She began her career at GE in their FMP program and was a member of their Corporate Audit Staff, the internal consulting arm of GE. Jodi has an MBA from Harvard and a BS in International Business from the University of Vermont.
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