Organization: The Elephant in the Valley
Trae Vassallo is an investor, board member, and entrepreneurial advisor. Her current investments and advisories include eero, Spire, Meta and several stealth companies. Trae is also on the board of directors at Telstra, an international telecommunications company. Trae recently co-authored the study "Elephant in the Valley" to help expose the underlying data around the experiences of women in technology. She was most recently a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Over 10 years at KPCB, Trae invested in number of leading companies including Nest Labs, Dropcam and Opower. A "design thinker" and engineer at heart, Trae thrives at the intersection of great products and big markets.
What we realized is that while many women shared similar workplace stories, most men were simply shocked and unaware of the issues facing women in the workplace. In an effort to correct the massive...