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Emma Lawler

I'm an entrepreneur with a background in product & design. You can connect with me on LinkedIn and Twitter ๐Ÿ‘‹

I started my career in San Francisco at AKQA and Fitbit where I learned from experienced technologists and caught the entrepreneurial bug. I co-founded Moonlight, a marketplace to discover, hire, and pay experienced software developers. We bootstrapped to profitability, raised VC, and sold the platform in 2020. Realizing I'd never had a female boss, I joined theSkimm to re-launch their membership products. I went to business school at Chicago Booth, where I was an entrepreneur in residence at Chicago Ventures (read more about that journey here).

Now, I'm the founder of Velvet - Query all your data in one place.ย Connect any source or database, write complex queries with AI, and ship features using real-time data.ย 

I'm in NYC most of the time - Reach out if you want to chat!ย