09/28/14 | Motivation, Videos

Meet the Speaker: Lynn Perkins, Co-founder & CEO at Urbansitter

Co-founder & CEO of UrbanSitter is on a panel at our HowTo Conference!

By Ayesha Rizvi (Multimedia & Editorial Assistant, Women 2.0)

We’re 3 days away from our HowTo Conference and we couldn’t be more proud of all the work we’ve put in thus far. Here’s one more Meet The Speaker video to give you a glimpse of what you’re in for.

Lynn Perkins is CEO and co-founder of UrbanSitter, a mobile and online service that connects parents and babysitters through social connections. Launched in 2011, Lynn led the company from notion to national marketplace in less than a year. As a startup veteran, Lynn offers more than 15 years of experience in marketing and selling to Gen X and Gen Y. Prior to founding to UrbanSitter, Lynn served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com. At companies like Gap Inc., LaSalle Partners and Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Lynn has gained extensive business and transaction experience. She is a frequent speaker on topics like entrepreneurship, technology, women-led businesses and childcare. She is also the proud a graduate of Stanford University.

Catch Lynn live on a panel titled “How To Create Value with the Right Business Model” at HowTo Conference September 30 – October 1st!

Elisa Miller-Out

Elisa Miller-Out

Elisa Miller-Out is currently co-founder of PollQ, a polling software startup and managing partner of Chloe Capital, an early stage investment fund. She also serves on the board of Women 2.0, the leading global media brand for women in tech. Elisa is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Cornell University's Blackstone Launchpad. She's based in Ithaca, NY, but grew up in New Orleans and spent time in New York City as well.

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