Ashley Brasier currently serves at the helm of Lightspeed Venture Partners as Partner. Ashley Lightspeed Venture undertakings include working closely with potential startups to crack their growth strategy. Ashley joined the firm in November of 2018.
Ashley before joining Lightspeed Venture Partners worked as a consultant at Growth Advisor and Consultant. The company similarly had interests in early-stage businesses. Ashley joined the San Francisco Bay Area firm in June of 2016 and left in 2018 after having served for close to two and half years. Ashley has also served as at the helm of Thumbtack Company as a Category Manager. Also based in San Francisco Bay Area, she joined the company in 2016 and served for a period of almost one and half years. At Thumbtack Ashley was to oversee growth in the events and wedding categories and was also in charge of customer experience. Ashley began her career journey at Bain & Company as an Associate Consultant Intern in 2011 and was later elevated to the position of Senior Associate Consultant in 2012. Ashley would then spend three years of her career life working as a consultant for the Washington D.C based company. View Ashley Lightspeed’s profile at Bloomberg.
Ashley Brasier has a rich academic background. She attended the world’s top-rated universities for her master’s degree and undergraduate studies. Ashley is an alumnus of Stanford University School of Business where she acquired an MBA. Ashley is also a BA graduate from the Duke University. Ashley besides is an Urban Planning graduate from Harvard University School of Design.
Ashley as a toddler wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps and become an architect. Ashley desired a career whereby she will drafting things and sketching ideas just like what her father used to do while designing buildings. To Ashley Lightspeed is that dream career that she has always desired while growing up since her work involves drafting and sketching of ideas for early-stage companies.