Ashley Lightspeed has accomplished a lot at a very young age throughout the time she has worked in business. Ashley uses prototyping as a vital tool in the developments of business ideas and the growth of industries. From a young age, Ashley was fascinated by business and development; she used to sit with her dad the whole day watching him sketching buildings and developing constructions plans. Her dad was an architect who made her think that when she grew up, she would become an architect but, her she later decided to venture into business. She was more passionate about coming up with new business plans than architecture.
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Ashley Lightspeed currently works at Lightspeed Ventures; she has helped in growth and expansion in the frim. Ashley has brought about diversity in Lightspeed and support of new talent. She has enabled Lightspeed ventures to see how capable women are and how they can contribute a lot to the retail business. Lightspeed is currently hiring more female employees. She has created brands for the firm and is still contributing to the development of the firm. Ashley has worked for several companies at executive positions. She has helped all these firm attain their vision.
Ashley studied at Duke University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree. Soon after she joined Bain and Company, this was the start of her career. After several years of hard work and accomplishments, she left and joined Thumbtack as a category manager. Her primary role was to organize and plan events, with her help Thumbtack became a reputable event planner firm. Ashley went to Stanford Business School to further her studies while studying she worked on business projects that helped her attain the job at Lightspeed Ventures Capital. She first met Lightspeed partners at an event organized by Thumbtack and has been working with the firm for quite some time now.
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