Meet Maëlle

Maëlle Gavet has been a leading technology executive and entrepreneur for over 15 years.

One of the tech industry’s brightest stars, Maëlle Gavet has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40, one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and was fifth among Time magazine’s List of the Top 25 ‘Female Techpreneurs’. After six years as a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group she went on to become CEO of OZON.ru, Russia’s largest e-commerce site, and executive VP of operations of the Priceline Group, the largest online and travel agency in the world which includes brands like OpenTable, Kayak, and Booking.com.
Most recently Gavet was Chief Operating Officer at real estate platform Compass, valued at over $6bn. She has spoken regularly at the leading technology industry events and her writing has appeared in Wired, the Harvard Business Review, the World Economic Forum, Fast Company and Fortune magazine. Her first book, Trampled by Unicorns: Big Tech’s Empathy Problem and How to Fix It published by Wiley, is now available.

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A milestone moment for @Techstars as the first 12 startups (10 Nigerian, 2 Kenyan, with 50% female CEOs) in our ARM… https://t.co/jdeRQsLRPh Re-Tweet
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