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Day One Alumni Event with Wei Gao, Venture Partner at Madrona

November 2, 2023

Day One Alumni Event with Wei Gao, Venture Partner at Madrona

Organized by: Leaner Startups

Event Summary

We are thrilled to welcome Wei Gao as our next speaker on Thursday November 2nd.

Wei is a board member and transformational leader. Currently a Venture Partner at Madrona, she was the COO at Hopin. She was a 16+ year Amazonian and was most recently VP, Grocery Tech, Product and Supply Chain at Amazon and Technical Advisor to CEO Jeff Bezos.

Join us for an insightful fireside chat moderated by Marion Desmazières, Venture Partner at Purpose Built. We will discuss learnings from Wei's 16+ years at Amazon and insights from working with Jeff Bezos as well as what she looks for in entrepreneurs for Madrona. Wei will also share insights on working with founders and advising companies

More to come on event details but some ways we hope you can benefit:

  • Meeting a co-founder.
  • Meeting an enduring thought partner.
  • Making a key hire.
  • Making a real friend.
  • Making a better decision about what space to tackle for your next startup or career.
  • Finding your next job.
  • Finding an investment.

We hope that every community member experiences at least one of the above, and hopefully several, many times over.

As the Day One Community is the dedicated community for Amazon alumni worldwide to connect and socialize, we hope we can help you maintain the special connections with other Amazon alumni and support one another in the next phases of your career.


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November 2, 2023


November 2, 2023


5:30 pm


8:00 pm


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