Angel Investor, Technology Industry
Ms. Schlein in an active angel investor and advisor to a number of startup companies across multiple different business sectors. Her focus has been in consumer-driven software and hardware technologies as well as lifestyle consumer products. Her expertise lies in branding and brand management, product development, and product marketing. Ms. Schlein started her career immediately after college working on the original Macintosh team at Apple Inc. and remained in Silicon Valley for 24 years working at a number of cutting–edge technology businesses. She was VP of Research & Development for Hasbro Inc., had two stints at Apple, Momenta Corporation and T-Maker. She consulted for Life Technologies, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, and Interval Research (a Paul Allen Think Tank). Ms. Schlein was a Board Member of: Logoworks (sold to HP), Skullcandy (IPO), Dotspotter (sold to CBS). Ms. Schlein sits on the Board of Directors of Academy Securities, the Innovation Board of Advisors for Stance, Inc., the Board of the Trustee Council for Penn Women (TCPW) and the Track Alumni Board.
Ms. Schlein has a BA in American History from The University of Pennsylvania, where she was the Captain of Penn’s Cross Country and Track Team with 8 Varsity letters, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.