Join us for an intimate conversation with Kimberly Mashall, an investor and advisor for high growth companies that are positioned to change the world, with a particular interest in FinTech, Future of Work/Economic Empowerment (sharing economy, job creation, e-commerce) and Transportation.
As always, the conversation will be preceded by networking and lots of time will be left open for questions and engaging conversations with the speaker.
The panel will be moderated by Maria Derchi Russo, Executive Director of Refresh Miami, Campus Director at TheVentureCity and founder of Women in Miami Tech (WIMT).
This Smart Session is made possible with the support JPMorgan Chase & Co. and in partnership with Refresh Miami and Women in Miami Tech.
More about our speaker:
Most recently, Kimberly Marshall served as Senior Program Officer for Tech Investments in Postsecondary Success at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kimberly spearheaded strategic growth initiatives across product, operations and policy at Uber, contributing to their growth from 19 markets to over 400 markets in 70 countries. Her investing background includes two venture capital funds, growth strategy advisory work for seven ventures across three industries, private equity at Macquarie Capital, and investment banking at Morgan Stanley.
Kimberly earned undergraduate degrees in Economics and French from Harvard University and an MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
More about our Modetator:
Maria Derchi Russo has spent the last 3+ years focused on growing South Florida’s tech and startup community as Executive Director of Refresh Miami. In addition to her work at Refresh Miami, Maria serves as Miami Campus Director of TheVentureCity and is the founder of Women in Miami Tech (WIMT), a group dedicated to supporting and advancing women in technology roles. Previously she served as Assistant Director of The Launch Pad at University of Miami and ran marketing programs for startups including Travelzoo and ParkJockey.
More about our Partners:
Refresh Miami is a community of hackers, early adopters, entrepreneurs and change artists. They are a hub of inspiration and resources for people who develop innovative solutions, seek new technology and chase down dreams. With 10,000 members and a following of nearly 20,000, they are the largest tech and entrepreneurial community in South Florida and beyond. Their mission is to educate, inspire, connect and grow South Florida’s tech and startup ecosystem.
Women in Miami Tech (WIMT) is a group meant to support and advance women in technology roles and in technology companies in South Florida. They host monthly happy hours to get to know each other better. WIMT’s Slack channel provides a place to exchange ideas, advice, business/job opportunities, and many others.