Lorrie Norrington is a Board Member and Operating Partner at Lead Edge Capital. Her areas of interest include: e-commerce, software as a service, AI, and transformative business models. Lorrie of Colgate Palmolive, Autodesk, HubSpot, Eventbrite, BigCommerce and Signal Sciences.
Prior to her current roles, she ran the eBay Marketplace business globally, was the CEO of Shopping.com and was an EVP at Intuit where she led the Quicken and QuickBooks businesses. Lorrie began her career at General Electric and spent twenty years leading technology businesses before moving to Silicon Valley.
Lorrie formerly served on the boards of Shopping.com, McAfee, Lucasfilm and Task Rabbit, Catawiki, and DIRECTV. She has a BS from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
When you first built your startup, you made lots of mistakes. You didn’t know enough about cap tables, option plans, the value of investors, pricing, technical debt, and plenty more. And that’s fine; in the early stages of a new business, speed and adaptivity matters most. But now, on the cusp of closing serious institutional funding, it’s time to pay up.