Liz Wessel


About Me

Co-founder & CEO at WayUp. I wake up every morning excited to help more people find their dream role. AIso, I have an unhealthy obsession with my dog, Trooper.

Location

New York, New York
Education
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    August 2008 - May 2012
    degree
    Bachelor's
    major
    Political Science
    minors
    Japanese
    Mathematics
    coursework
    Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
    Systems Programming and Machine Organization
Work Experience
    WayUp
    WayUp
    Cofounder and CEO
    New York, NY, United States
    July 2014 - present
    company
    WayUp
    title
    Cofounder and CEO
    overview
    I have the best job in the world. As CEO at WayUp, I am responsible for helping millions of recent grads and college students get connected to thousands of incredible companies throughout the country. My role tends to fall into three main components: • (1) Hiring across the organization • (2) Cross-company collaboration (sales, marketing, product, engineering, operations), • (3) Fundraising (we have raised $28M to-date)
    Google
    Google
    Product Marketing Manager
    Gurugram, Haryana, India
    July 2013 - July 2014
    Google
    Google
    Associate Product Marketing Manager
    Mountain View, CA, United States
    July 2012 - April 2013
Fun Fact
I don't ever wear matching socks. Ever.
I'm Passionate About...
I'm most passionate about making a difference in the world. My career role model in life is Michael Bloomberg, who was able to start an industry-changing company, and then became Mayor (of one of the best cities in the world!) and had a great impact on my hometown :)
Skills
Languages
EnglishJapanese
Skills
dog sittingMarketingPublic SpeakingSales
Volunteer Experience
    Leslie Kleinman
    January 2014 - present
Leadership
    Advisor and Investor
    January 2016 - present
    TechStars
    TechStars Mentor
    August 2017 - present
    Kappa Alpha Theta
    Social Chair
    September 2010 - May 2011
Hobbies
Skiing
Playing with my dog, Trooper
Watching Seinfeld
Traveling
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Hi, I'm Liz
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💼 co-founder & ceo @wayup 🏠 nyc > philly > sf > delhi > nyc 🎓 upenn & google alum ❤ living for adventure 🐶 mom to @trooperthecavapoo
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