CompanySound Ventures

Effie (MBA 2011) is the Managing Partner of Sound Ventures, an LA-based venture capital fund founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary. In this role, Effie leads investing, strategy and the day-to-day management of the fund.

Prior Experience:

Previously, Effie led Global Strategy at Marsh, a multi-billion dollar division of financial services firm Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC). She's also held leadership positions across media, tech and financial services. Effie was SVP of Planning and Head of Investor Relations at iHeartMedia, as well as Head of Business Development and Strategy at CLEAR. Earlier in her career, Effie was part of Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy and Power investment banking group as well as the Global Strategy team at NYSE Euronext. Effie earned her BA from University of Texas in Austin.

Skills and Expertise:

VC funding, strategy