CEO & Managing Partner, Drive by DraftKings
Meredith McPherron is Drive by DraftKings’ CEO & Managing Partner, overseeing all investments, portfolio construction and operations. She has more than 25 years of investing, operating and executive experience driving early and growth stage ventures to scale and exit.
Prior to joining Drive by DraftKings, McPherron served as a Venture Partner with Glasswing Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm investing in the next generation of AI, cybersecurity and intelligent enterprise startups. Earlier in her career she was Director of the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at the Harvard Business School, an active angel investor and entrepreneur in the Boston startup ecosystem, and a board member, investor and strategic advisor for BFY Brands, which sold to PepsiCo in February 2020.
An alumna of Harvard College ('89) and Harvard Business School ('93), McPherron currently serves as Entrepreneur in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab and on the Advisory Cabinet at the Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences.
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