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Liz Wessel    

Co-Founder & CEO at WayUp

Liz Wessel is the Co-Founder and CEO of WayUp, the go-to platform for millions of early-career professionals to explore opportunities, receive advice, and get discovered by employers. Founded in July 2014, WayUp is a venture-backed startup based in NYC that has raised $27.6M and was named by CNN as one of the 30 most innovative companies changing the world. WayUp has worked with businesses of all sizes -- from startups to Fortune 500's like Unilever, Starbucks, and Disney -- to help them reach, recruit, and engage with the next generation of talent.

Wessel has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider, and one of New York Business Journal’s “Most Influential Women.” Before founding WayUp, Wessel worked at Google as a Product Marketing Manager in California and then moved to India where she led all branding initiatives for one year.

Wessel has been a featured speaker at TedX, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, Advertising Week, TechCrunch Disrupt, SXSW, NACE, and several other notable events.


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