Beth Ferriera, Co-Chair

Beth Ferreira is Managing Partner at WME Ventures, the venture capital arm of WME IMG. An accomplished operations leader, company advisor and venture investor, Beth shapes the firm’s investment strategy and manages its portfolio of next generation commerce, consumer tech and mobile start-ups.
 
Prior to this role, Beth was Chief Operating Officer at Fab where she led the strategic development and expansion of the company’s global operations and customer service infrastructure. As an early senior executive at Etsy, Beth served as Vice President, Finance & Operations and played a pivotal role in transforming the company into a lifestyle brand and profitable global e-commerce platform, seeing revenue growth skyrocket 15x during her tenure. Before joining Etsy, Beth was a member of the investment team at the venture capital firm, Flatiron Partners and a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital. She has also held positions at The Boston Consulting Group and Union Bank of Switzerland.
 
Beth is a mentor in the Techstars program and a serves on the Director’s Council at the Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School.  Beth is also an advisor, mentor and angel investor who shares her expertise with many early-stage entrepreneurs.

Beth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.