Liz Keen has more than of 10 years of experience in strategic communications and brand positioning. She is currently Head of Brand and Communications for Sherpa Capital, a leading venture capital fund in San Francisco with more than $640M under management.
She is also a Partner at Sherpa Foundry, an innovation advisory business operated through a joint venture between Sherpa Capital and Silicon Valley Bank, that connects select corporations – including Target, Salesforce, British Petroleum, Deutsche Telekom, eBay and Michigan Economic Growth Corporation – with top startups and emerging technologies to unlock business opportunities ranging from strategic partnerships, to investments, spin outs and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Sherpa, Liz spent several years in New York as Senior Director of Communications + Special Projects at Conde Nast where she managed public relations and global programming across the company’s media properties. Liz has served as an equity advisor to multiple startups and as a consultant to Equinox, overseeing strategy around the rebranding of their editorial platform and retail business.