Lizzie's renowned expertise in building commerce brands has yielded her incredible access to both new companies and talent in the commerce ecosystem. Her investments atBV include Parachute Home, Tamara Mellon and Vow tobe Chic; she also serves as a board director at Shoes of Prey. Recent speaking engagements include StartupGrind, MIT Enterprise Forum and Cornell Tech. #Blessed with a passion for entrepreneurship and marketing, Lizzie's operating career spanned launching and developing consumer brands and products. Her focus on innovative digital marketing strategies built brands and scaled businesses including (sold to Experian Interactive), Fox Interactive, Intelligent Beauty, where as a founding partner she held titles of CMO and President of (TechStyle).Most recently she was CMO of Gilt Groupe (sold to Hudson Bay).  Lizzie has a BA from Cornell University and lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband AlanHoffman, their son and two dogs, Brinkley and Franklin.