Ashley MayerNew York, New York, United States
Bio
Currently: Taking a self-granted sabbatical to work on my own projects. Active startup investor (20+ investments across angel and scout). Previously: Began my startup career at enterprise software company Box ($BOX), where I led global communications for six years, from 50-person startup through IPO (and then some). I then decided to zoom out and get an ecosystem view at Social Capital, where I led all things marketing and communications for three years as we built and launched new capital products (including capital-as-a-service and a SPAC) and worked with founders spanning healthcare, aerospace, climate, fintech, enterprise and education. Most recently, I wanted to learn about consumer brands and thus entered the world of beauty (the opposite of enterprise software), leading communications at Glossier for nearly three years (and one pandemic). I love learning about new categories, building and developing teams, and partnering closely with visionary founders.
Social
Experience
Operating Council
Mixing Board
Aug 2020 - Current
Mixing Board is a community of top brand and communications leaders and a new way for businesses to access expertise.
Homebrew Advisor
Homebrew Ventures I LP
Feb 2019 - Current
Sounding board for Homebrew portfolio companies.
VP, Communications
Glossier, Inc.
Nov 2018 - Aug 2021
Building the future beauty company! Ran all things communications, reporting to founder/CEO. Started as Director.
Partner and VP, Marketing
Social Capital LP
Dec 2015 - Sep 2018
Ran all things marketing at Social Capital, a mission-driven venture capital firm, reporting to founder/CEO. Our goal: to advance humanity by solving the world's hardest problems.
Senior Director, Communications
Box
Nov 2009 - Nov 2015
Started as Community Manager. Led global comms for six years, from scrappy, 50-person startup through IPO and then some.
Account Executive
Hill & Knowlton
Oct 2007 - Nov 2009
Clients included Better Place, Qualcomm, eBay, NComputing, Chevron, and U.S. Marines, among others.
Education
Mercer Island High School
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Georgetown University
B.A., Government, English, Spanish
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