Elizabeth Leahy, Pitch Coach In Residence

Liz is an entrepreneur and early stage investor with years of experience leading companies to achievement. With proven success as a leader in developing digital platforms, an innovator of music and lifestyle events, and a brand and marketing enthusiast, Liz uses her skills to harness the power of creativity, discovery, and technology.

A dynamic public speaker and educator, Liz is also a passionate mentor who advises business school students and budding startup companies. She has taught at Columbia Business School and guest lectured at NYU Stern, and sits on the Board of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School.

Liz is currently focused on early stage investing. She is Board Chair of the Georgetown Angel Investor Network (GAIN) and is an active independent early stage investor.

She believes every founder has the power to achieve ‘pitch perfect’ by focusing on simple, substance, and style and is excited to serve as Pitch Coach to the highly motivated and talented Columbia Startup Lab Entrepreneurs!