Ashley Lightspeed, an architect lover, is a graduate of Stanford University in the school of business. Her love for architecture was derived from her father. However actual buildings are not her choice; she prefers prototyping which has been of great help to her for collecting feedback used to improve on any product. Her consulting career started at Bain where after working for many years she left to go and explore in the Silicon Valley world. She then became the category manager at Thumbtack’s product team. Among her duties was to ensure excellent customer experience of the company and providing growth of the company’s events as well as the wedding categories.
Ashley Lightspeed also attended Duke University where she attained Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Media Studies. This places her in a better position since she blends her experience to better her professionalism.
She works with various companies during their early-stage by helping them make their growth strategy. She is a member of the consumer investing team at lightspeed, and that particularly makes her go by the name Ashley Lightspeed. Just like other companies, lightspeed gave her the opportunity to work with them during the company’s early stage. Ashley with the help of her fellow entrepreneurs creatively deals with any challenges that could face the company.
Her primary expertise is a growth strategy; she has given her full commitment to lightspeed where she is a partner. She joined the team in 2018. She is a good partner for the company since she has experience of digital media as well as the necessary education to work for the company. Lightspeed partners are firm whose primary focus is on early-stage investments specifically on technology, consumer space, and originality. At lightspeed, Ashley is an advocate for finding different chances in the area of digital media. She is the most recent partner for the company.