Meredith McPherron is an active angel investor and strategic advisor in the Boston community for high impact consumer, technology, and AI focused companies. She is an investing member of Launchpad Venture Group and Boston Syndicates (BOSS), a mentor for the MIT DesignX accelerator, a mentor at Mass Challenge, Entrepreneur in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab, and an Innovation Fellow at the Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Meredith is also a current board member and management consultant for Better For You (BFY) Brands.
Meredith has extensive experience in startups, including as a senior executive of Direct Hit Technologies (early Google competitor) and as the Director for the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. She also assisted several notable start-ups with their launch and early scaling efforts, including Trip Advisor, Salary.com, and Catalyst Online. Earlier in her career, she held operating positions at Guinness Import Company, General Mills, and Goldman Sachs.
Meredith holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.