Harvard Event: Career Track: Identifying High Performing Start-ups

  • June 24, 2021
July 20, 2021 @ 5:00 am – 6:00 am Australia/Sydney Timezone
Harvard Event: Career Track: Identifying High Performing Start-ups

If you’re thinking about your next career move, how would you identify a promising startup? At the next HAE New York event, we will hear from Monica Desai (HBS ‘17), Principal at Kleiner Perkins. She will offer tips in a discussion with Jack Stone (Harvard AB 2020) followed by open Q&A.

This discussion is intended to provide insight on how to identify your next role in a start-up. What are some of the factors you should consider in trying to determine both the success of the start-up and your professional success when you join?

Interests: Start-ups, Entrepreneurship, Career Transitions

About Our Guests

Monica Desai joined Kleiner Perkins in 2018 and focuses on investments in fintech, blockchain and consumer. Prior to joining Kleiner Perkins, Monica led Operations & Strategy at Blockchain, where she helped the company develop an institutional platform. Monica began her career as a bond trader at JPMorgan, where she managed TMT and industrial high grade credit portfolios.

Originally from New York City, Monica holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Math and Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. When she’s not deep in the crypto-sphere, Monica enjoys traveling to countries with spotty cell service, Chelsea art gallery crawls, and long reads of the Sunday New York Times in print.

Jack Stone is a Kleiner Perkins Management Fellow and Associate Product Manager at Better. A graduate of Harvard College Class of 2020 he has a passion for technology and entrepreneurship.

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