Ashley Lightspeed has achieved an impressive record of career achievements, including contributing to developments of some of the last decade’s best companies. Ashley Lightspeed from an early age has been intrigued by the process of developing new business models, new products and new services. When she was young she was fascinated by her father’s architectural work and she would sit with him at the drafting table all day, sketching ideas and building things.
Ashley studied at Duke University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. She also attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she acquired Master of Business Administration. As a fundamental member at Lightspeed Venture Partners, Ashley is able to use her intensive knowledge and deep passion to create new products daily. As a partner at Lightspeed, Ashley brought her extraordinary perspective and striking talent which has helped to create trends that endure. Moreover, she has helped to further diversify Lightspeed’s operations, and provided keen insights into the female – steered consumer market. For more information about Ashley lightspeed view her Crunchbase profile.
Although modest about her achievements, Ashley has worked for very powerful players in the world of finance. After graduating from Duke University, she worked with the titan consulting Bain & Company, where she acquired the value of possessing insight and foresight, as well as the use of sophisticated tools such as economic modeling to design practical business intelligence. From here she accepted a new position at Thumbtack, a startup company that worked towards connecting professionals and the local clients. At Thumbtack, Ashley helped to propel it into becoming one of the leading online places for hiring events and other event related services. An opportunity at the Lightspeed delights Ashley as it provides her with a chance to work with newly emerged business ventures, meeting with problems and experiencing the thrill that people like her and other entrepreneurs only.