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Lisa Burton


Lisa Burton Ph.D. is the Vice President of HearstLab, providing investment and support for early-stage, women-led startups that innovate across media, data and technology. At the Lab, she identifies prospective startups to invest in and supports the portfolio companies in residence, including advising on data science and product.

Lisa built data science teams at multiple startups before founding a startup that leveraged social media data to help brands understand and connect with their customers online. She holds a Ph.D. and master's degree (S.M.) from MIT and B.S. from Duke, all in Mechanical Engineering.

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