Join us for this month’s edition of the Gabelli School Speaker Series, the business school’s monthly lecture series that welcomes visionaries, thought leaders, and executives from many corners of the business world to campus.
Our March speaker will be Liz Wessel, co-founder and CEO of WayUp, the go-to platform for millions of early-career professionals to explore opportunities, receive advice, and get discovered by employers. This conversation will discuss what it’s like to start a company, raise funding, and build a team.
For information on Liz Wessel, please see her bio below.
Liz Wessel is the 27-year-old co-founder and CEO of WayUp, the go-to platform for millions of early-career professionals to explore opportunities, receive advice, and get discovered by employers. Founded in July 2014, WayUp is a venture-backed startup based in NYC that has raised $27.6M and was named by CNN as one of the 30 most innovative companies changing the world. WayUp has worked with top companies — including Fortune 500s, startups, and nonprofits — to help them reach, recruit, and engage with the next generation of talent.
Liz has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider, and one of New York Business Journal’s “Most Influential Women.” Before founding WayUp, Liz worked at Google as a Product Marketing Manager in California and then moved to India where she led all branding initiatives for one year.
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