Referred to as the “Most Connected Woman in Silicon Valley", Ellen Levy is managing director of Silicon Valley Connect, an organization created to build bridges between Silicon Valley and the rest of the world. Additionally, she actively manages a portfolio of roughly 50 startups either as an angel investor or advisory board member, and serves on several boards.
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  • Former LinkedIn executive and original advisory board member

  • VC roles at Softbank Venture Capital, NeoCarta Ventures, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson

  • M.A. and Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, Stanford University

  • Higher Education roles at Stanford University, running MediaX, and ASU as current Co-Chair of the Innovation Council and University Advisor


  • “A one woman gravitational force within the world of technology. If there was a 3 circle venn diagram seamlessly merging the worlds of academia, startups and established companies, Ellen would exist in that rare, trusted space.”

    Lisa McErlane Yao