Lightspeed Venture Partners is a company with good prospects. It has been on a route to source the best human resources personnel and the inclusion of Jana Messerschmidt into the executive management will go a long way. She has excellent management awareness, worked with reputable institutions and has all it takes for the investment firm.
Her business acumen can be stemmed down from the exposure and experience from her previous employers. Before joining Lightspeed Venture Partners, Jana Lightspeed was the Global Business Development Vice President for Twitter. Twitter is a popular social media platform that enables people worldwide to interact and one company with sporadic growth. She masterminded and spearheaded partnerships, was also in charge of development, enterprise sales and engineering works. Throughout her professional life, she has been able to exhibit a high level of performance, precision and effective leadership.
Lightspeed Venture Partners will have a lot of wisdom and expertise to draw from her. She is one of the rare professionals who has successfully been able to merge her engineering knowledge which she acquired at school with Business management.
About Jana Messerschmidt
Jana Messerschmidt is an Investing Partner with Lightspeed Venture Partners. She holds a Bachelors in Science degree- Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. She has worked for institutions, climbing up her career ladder. She was the SmartDrive Systems, Director of Strategic Accounts for two years, joined Netflix as the Business Development Director and later was appointed as the Vice President for Global Business Development and platform at Twitter. Ms. Jana Lightspeed was in charge of business development, enterprise sales, developer relations & marketing, account management, partner engineering, and data science. She later founded ANGELS in 2015 an investment company that is geared to disrupt the market positively. She is a serial investor with over 50 companies in diverse sectors including science and medicine.