Elisa Steele

Former Corporate Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft Corporation

Elisa Steele

Elisa Steele

Former Corporate Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft Corporation

Career Highlights

Namely, Inc.
Jive Software, Inc.
Isoph Corp.

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President at SCG Digital LLC

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Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Founder at Namely, Inc.

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Partner at True Ventures LLC

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Partner at Matrix Management Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Splunk, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Splunk, Inc.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Co-Founder at C-Suite Network

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Investor at HashiCorp, Inc.

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Elisa Steele
Former Corporate Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft Corporation
MBA Management, Marketing

San Francisco State University was established in 1899 as a teacher-training school. SF State has been known for its commitment to excellent teaching. Students work closely with senior professors and other instructors from freshman year through graduation. Trained in some of the finest institutions in the world, faculty members include winners of prestigious teaching awards, cutting-edge researchers, and professionals devoted to solving community problems.

Undergraduate Degree

UNH is a vibrant place: a land-, sea-, and space-grant university located in Durham, N.H., Concord, N.H. and Manchester, NH.

Undergraduate Degree

The University of Arkansas was founded in 1871 as a land-grant institution, and is the flagship of the University of Arkansas System. The U of A has 10 colleges and schools offering more than 210 academic programs. The University of Arkansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Their picturesque campus is located in Fayetteville in the hilly northwest corner of Arkansas and includes two arboreta overlooking the Ozark Mountains. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus. Fayetteville is routinely considered among the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding Northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Graduate Degree

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also known as UNC, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, or simply Carolina is a coeducational public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. North Carolina has been consistently ranked among the highest ranked universities in the United States and is one of the original eight Public Ivy schools that provide an Ivy League experience for a public schooling price. After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, which allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2017 - Prior

Namely, Inc. owns and operates an online human resource software platform for small- and mid-sized organizations. It offers a full suite of HR tools including a modern HRIS, payroll, benefits, cascading goals, and performance management. The firm offers a cloud-based package of human resource applications. The company was founded by Matthew Straznitskas in January 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2014 - Prior

Jive Software, Inc. provides communication and collaboration solutions for business. The firm offers intranet, employee engagement, enterprise social network, and industry solutions. It enables productive and effective workforce through enhanced communications and collaboration both inside and outside the enterprise. The company was founded by David J. Hersh, William Matthew Lynch, and Matthew A. Tucker on February 1, 2001 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Corporate Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
2013 - 2014

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Boards & Committees

Amber Alert GPS is an American private company located in South Jordan, UT, that provides communication and location tracking services for child safety.

2010 - 2013

RMG Networks, Inc. provides away-from-home video, entertainment, news, and information. The firm e Company owns, operates, and powers out-of-home television and video networks, as well as offers design and consulting, content for digital signage network, technology, monetization, media and network operations, and deployment. The company was founded by David W. Liu in 2005 and is headquartered in Addison, TX.


The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is comprised of more than 600 leading media and technology companies that are responsible for selling 86% of online advertising in the United States. Founded in 1996, the IAB is headquartered in New York City with a Public Policy office in Washington, D.C.

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Namely, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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