Lisa Shalett is a retired Goldman Sachs Partner, who now advises and invests in early stage companies and serves on public and private company boards. Over her 20-year Goldman career, Lisa held senior leadership roles in 5 divisions, worked in 2 regions, led revenue-producing and revenue-supporting businesses, managed global P&Ls and important client relationships, and helped transform the way Goldman communicates with its key stakeholders. Most recently, Lisa was Global Head of Brand Marketing & Digital Strategy in the Executive Office, managing Goldman’s brand during the financial crisis, as a change agent and innovator. Prior to that, she was Global COO of Compliance, Legal and Internal Audit, and before that led International Equities sales and trading, leveraging her Japan background. She currently serves on the boards of Brookfield Property Partners (NYSE: BPY) and PerformLine, the leading marketing compliance SaaS platform. For 12 months she “failed” retirement and and joined the executive team at Odyssey, an explosivelygrowing millennials-focused media platform, as CMO and Advisor, working for its 28-year-old CEO and getting startup experience firsthand.
Lisa focuses on using her considerable, diverse business expertise and operational experience to help startups and non-profit organizations run well, and help large organizations stay innovative. She is known for (and enjoys) connecting people, building brands, and being a sounding board and creative thought partner on issues relating to business models, strategy, digital transformation, leadership, and talent.
Lisa earned her MBA from Harvard Business School, and BA, summa cum laude, in East Asian Studies from Harvard University.