Vanessa Larco is a founding partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), a global venture capital firm, and an advocate for racial equity in the industry. She studied BS in Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology and has held various product management roles at reputable organizations such as Box, Twilio, and Microsoft. Prior to NEA, she co-founded FunLoop, Inc., and served as a senior product lead at Playdom.
Vanessa is committed to advancing racial equity in venture capital by creating more opportunities for diverse teams and leaders. As part of this initiative, she dedicates time every week to meet with underrepresented founders. Vanessa's expertise in product management has enabled her to develop and execute strategic product plans that drive growth and enhance user experiences. She has expertise in mobile and web products, product strategy, program management, and more.