Laela Sturdy is a General Partner at CapitalG where she has led investments for the firm in growth stage consumer and enterprise companies since 2013. Laela joined Google in 2007 and was previously Managing Director of Sales & Business Operations. Laela brings significant operational experience to her investing role having helped start, scale, and lead large teams in several emerging businesses including video and display advertising, local, and mobile commerce. Prior to Google, Laela was a consultant at Bain & Company where she worked in a range of industries including private equity, media, and retail.
Laela holds an AB in Biochemistry from Harvard College, an MSc in Multimedia Systems from Trinity College Dublin, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Laela lives in San Francisco with her wife and three kids.
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