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Primary Role
CEO and Founder @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Born:
January 11, 1982
Gender:
Female
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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Clara Shih is Chief Executive Officer and a Board Member of Hearsay Social, Inc., an enterprise software company serving Fortune 500 brands that she co-founded in August 2009.

Ms. Shis was a former Director at Starbucks. She served as Product Management Director, AppExchange of salesforce.com, Inc. In 2014, she served as Associate, Strategy and Business Operations for Google, Inc. Previously, Ms. Shih was a software engineer at Microsoft Corporation.

Ms. Shih, the creator of the first business application on Facebook, is the author of The Facebook Era, a marketing textbook at Harvard Business School. In 2011, she was named one of Businessweek’s Top Young Entrepreneurs, one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and one of CNN Money’s “40 under 40: Ones to Watch.”

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CEO and Founder

Aug, 2009 - Current   (about 8 years)
Past
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Company
Jun, 2006
Jun, 2009
Director, AppExchange Product Line Management
Dec, 2004
May, 2006
Associate, Strategy & Business Operations
Sep, 2002
Sep, 2003
Software Engineer
Jun, 2002
Sep, 2002
Summer Analyst
Jun, 2001
Sep, 2001
Software Engineering Intern
Mar, 1999
Jun, 2000
Web Developer

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2014$1.32M / SeedPersonal Investment

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