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Lighthouse team

Lightspeed's Lighthouse Team is a collective of operators whose expertise spans the startup lifecycle. Reach out and let us know how we can help.

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Executive Talent

Developing a Best-in-Class Leadership Team

Lightspeed’s Executive Talent team is a group of highly-experienced veterans with over 20 years of executive search and operating experience. Our Talent Partners are accomplished industry leaders who have previously run premier search firms in specialized areas that are core to Lightspeed’s investment thesis. With a wealth of knowledge across all stages of growth and expertise across various sectors and functions, our Executive Talent team is well-equipped to help you build a world-class leadership team. They can provide introductions to top candidates, search partners, board members, and advisors at the right time to set you and company up for success.

Business Development

Growing a Sustainable Customer Base

The Business Development team helps portfolio companies connect with global enterprise business leaders who are interested in top emerging tech solutions. By building and maintaining the Lightspeed CIO network, the BD Team is able to facilitate high-level introductions to potential customers that can help drive growth for our companies. The BD team can also help you perfect your sales deck and pitch to build a lasting customer base.


Building for Scale from Day 1

The Lighthouse Launch program accelerates progress from Seed to Series A by developing a founder’s company building toolkit . Our program is powered by custom curriculum and community, leveraging years of experience advising founders on solving critical challenges. Through our program, founders will learn the skills needed to build out the foundations of their company, including core team building, finding product market fit, operations and sales.


Making Impactful Connections

The Lighthouse team understands that the right connection at the right time can accelerate a founder’s journey. That’s why the Community team is here to facilitate connecting you with peers, industry luminaries, support systems via community cohorts, and advisors and mentors. Through our community initiatives and events, Community also creates opportunities to learn from our internal experts, the greater Lightspeed network, and our alumni of successful founders and company builders.


Amplify Portfolio Voices

Lightspeed's Marketing team partners with our portfolio companies to amplify and propel their stories and brands across key audiences. They have deep relationships with top-tier media outlets and experience executing brand launches across every industry. Through storytelling workshops, PR launches, and brand support, the Marketing team is here to help ensure your message gets in front of the right audiences.


Access to Best-in-Class Company Building Resources

The Knowledge team drives the development of our vast set of company building resources and playbooks. These guides and best practices are designed to accelerate the learning and growth of founders and their executive teams around core company building topics. Pairing the experience from Lightspeed’s two decades of startup investing and the expertise of our growing network of operators, the team develops a variety of learning paths for founders and their teams.