ENTREPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE

Kelly Graziadei

Kelly Graziadei brings 20 years of leadership experience in tech and consumer internet. She spent the last 7 1/2 years at Facebook in leadership positions in sales, product marketing and media. Kelly joined Facebook in 2010 and built out its Mid-Market Sales & Account Management team in North America, growing it to 125 people in multiple offices, with over $1B in revenue, in less than three years. Later on during her time at Facebook, Kelly was tapped for a global leadership role in product marketing. As the Director of Monetization Product Marketing, she managed the Direct Response Ads & Commerce business, with teams around the world, focused on inbound product strategy and global go-to market. Most recently, Kelly led Planning, Operations & Marketing for Facebook News, Entertainment and Sports, with a focus on building Facebook’s video strategy and business.

Prior to Facebook, Kelly spent six years at Yahoo as Managing Director, Agency Development and Managing Director, Global Account Management, working with the company’s top advertising agency holding companies and managing sales and support teams. Earlier in her career, Kelly served as Director of Interactive Marketing at a start-up agency, managed strategic partnerships at AltaVista and held positions in product marketing and new product development at AT&T.

Kelly graduated with honors from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in advertising and lives in San Francisco with her husband, two sons and a Boston Terrier. Kelly is a board member of Pacific Community Ventures, and had the honor of delivering the 2016 Commencement address at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is excited for her next chapter: supporting entrepreneurs as an EIR with Foundation Capital.

Kelly's favorites
nytimes

How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

Adam Bryant has interviewed 525 chief executives through his years writing the Corner Office column. Here’s what he has learned.

Forbes

What Seven Years At Facebook Taught Me About Scaling Products, Organizations, And Teams

Approach scaling the business as a series of small tests. Create hypotheses, test, determine an end date for testing, and make a go / no go decision to scale the treatment,

HBR Webinar

The Comprehensive Case for Investing More VC Money in Women-Led Startups

Only 8% of venture capital (VC) firms in the U.S. have female partners, and that lopsided gender composition may be hurting venture capital performance portfolios. The evidence...