Karlie is the VP of Partnerships + Marketing at Startup Grind. She focuses on the planning and production of Startup Grind's Global Conference, bringing thousands of entrepreneurs to the Silicon Valley every February (more at startupgrind.com/conference). In addition to the event, she also runs strategic partnerships and sponsorships for the brand globally. Previously, she ran all major conferences at Inc. Magazine while living in New York City. She now lives in San Francisco.