Sr. Operations Strategy Manager

Isa Pérez combines her passion for mission-driven work and innovation as a Senior Operations Strategy Manager at Cruise, an autonomous vehicle company designed for the cities we love. She focuses on building and scaling processes on the Commercial Operations team as Cruise expands its self-driving, all-electric fleet to make transportation more accessible and sustainable nationwide and globally.

Isa is a business development, product, and operations strategist with extensive experience at early-stage and hyper-growth startups in transportation, fintech, cannabis, and SaaS. Isa started her tech career as an early employee at Lyft and Meadow, Y Combinator’s first-ever cannabis startup. She is also the founder and Principal at Perez Strategy LLC, a strategic consulting firm focused on launching and scaling early-stage technology startups and retail operations. She’s a proud board member of Supernova Women, a 501c3 nonprofit empowering people of color to become self-sufficient shareholders in the cannabis industry.

She graduated from Stanford University and lives in San Francisco. She enjoys tennis, jumping in glacial lakes with her wife, Bec, and beaching it up with her dog and life coach, Luna.

Summits Attended: 2020 Pride, 2022 SF, 2023 Pride, 2023 SF

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.