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Lauren Berson

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Partner, Andreessen Horowitz. Previously Strategic Partnerships, Android, Google. Cornell grad.

Partner, Andreessen Horowitz. Previously Strategic Partnerships, Android, Google. Cornell grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Growth
  • Business Development

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Growth
  • • Business Development

Involved In

Advisor

Andreessen Horowitz
Google
Citigroup

Positions

Partner Andreessen Horowitz October 2014 - present
Strategic Partnerships, Android Google January 2014 - August 2014
Strategic Partnerships, Google+ & Search Google June 2012 - January 2014
Business Development Meebo July 2011 - June 2012
Vice President, Business Development Citi October 2009 - July 2011
Vice President, Marketing Citi February 2008 - October 2009
Product Manager, Small Business Citi December 2006 - January 2008
Marketing Manager Citi July 2004 - November 2006

Education

Cornell University 2000 - 2004

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Mobile
  • • Photos
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Music
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Marketing • Product management • Business Development • Startups • Strategic Partnerships

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Elaine Zelby
We worked together  •  Sr. Marketing Manager, Capriza and Product Marketing Manager, Capriza. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
Lauren is an incredibly talented person. She is both tenacious as well as incredibly thoughtful. She understands people and is very well ver ... sed on tech trends and the startup scene. She has a solid background working at large companies and now at a top tier VC firm where she clearly understands the fundraising aspects of starting and growing a company.
Sarah Karam
We worked together  •  Lifestyle & Commerce Apps Lead, Google Play, Google. Previously Strategic Partner Manager, Search & Google+, Google. Princeton grad.
Lauren never gives up. When we worked together for 2 years, she brought huge drive and impact to challenging projects. She's a pro at what s ... he does and understands how to build strong relationships and lucrative partnerships. Most importantly, in times of great stress and time pressure, she always has a positive attitude and sense of humor which infected the team and made our work better. She's an asset to to any founder and startup.
Eric Miraglia
We worked together  •  Product Manager, Google. Previously Vice President of Product, Meebo. Washington State grad. Stanford grad.
Lauren has participated in the startup world from every position -- as a participant, as a biz dev expert, and as a VC partner. She's worked ... with some of the best folks in the industry, including the team that founded (and successfully exited with) Meebo and the new health care startup Honor. She's brilliant, committed, and connected...and ready to help build something from the ground up.
CAROL YIP
They're my friends  •  PRODUCT DESIGNER, Trumaker. Previously BRAND CONSULTANT, Brand Consultant. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Lauren possesses all of the different types of intelligences humanly possible. That, in conjunction with the insatiable curiosity and apprec ... iation for people and the world, is the foundation of someone who knows how to connect, succeed, and win.
James Loftus
We worked together  •  SVP, Business Development & Operations - STX Digital, STX Entertainment. Previously Partner, Andreessen Horowitz.
Lauren has the rare combination of great intelligence and great people skills. She's able to build connections and then work to turn them i ... nto actionable deals. She's also a great person who you will want to work with and have on your team.

Elaine Zelby
We worked together  •  Sr. Marketing Manager, Capriza and Product Marketing Manager, Capriza. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
Elaine is a brilliant product marketer. She is tenacious, bright, thorough, and fully understands how to deliver a value exchange to corpora ... tes large and small. She takes the eye of the customer and is able to distill down complex value props into simple ones. She would be an asset to any team and a phenomenal entrepreneur.