|University of Southern California (USC), B.A.||2001|
|Communications & Business|
Christen O’Brien is the Partner & Chief Geek Whisperer at 500 Startups.
Christen O’Brien heads up Business Development & Corporate Partnerships. She is fluent in geek, though she admittedly was part of the “other” outcast lunch table: the nerds.
Before 500, she was the founder of reWIRED events + worked in sectors like investment banking, law, healthcare, and non-profit.
She spends free time with her husband and their blue Great Dane, Virginia Woof.