Stacy Brown-Philpot is Founder & Managing Partner at Cherryrock Capital, an early stage venture firm focused on investing in Black and Latine entrepreneurs. She is the former CEO of TaskRabbit: the leading task management network, which she led from a fast-growing startup into a global business, and then to its successful acquisition by the IKEA Group. Prior to that, Stacy spent over a decade with Google and Google Ventures, lending strategic expertise, as well as leading global operations for key Google flagship products, and serving as Head of Online Sales and Operations for Google India. She also brings a background in finance from her experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Goldman Sachs. Stacy is a founding member of SoftBank’s $100mm Opportunity Fund, established to invest in Black and Latine entrepreneurs. She is on the Board of Directors for HP Inc, Nordstrom, Noom, StockX, Joy, Black Girls Code, and The Urban Institute. She was named a 2016 Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute ranked by Business Insider as one of the 46 Most Important Blacks in Technology.Originally from Detroit where she developed a deep and abiding love for all things Motown, Stacy now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two daughters. She holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.