Stephanie has extensive experience shaping new products to meet customer desires in a wide variety of settings – large telecommunications organizations, top tier management consultancies, technology startups, and mostly recently she co-founded a startup which designs and brings high end leather accessories to market. Before working in the startup world, Stephanie served as a senior business development and engagement oversight leader for The Monitor Group, one of the world’s leading advisory and consulting firms. Prior to that, with BellSouth Corporation, she harnessed and delivered a corporate commitment of $25M to internet-enable schools throughout BellSouth’s territory, a strategy which ultimately made the education market the company’s fastest growing business segment and proved that the firm could “do well by doing good”. Stephanie has also served as the Vice President of Technology for The International Alliance for Women (TIAW). Stephanie has a BA in Mathematics from the University of Georgia, an MS in Mathematics from Michigan University, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Florida.