Liz Conn

is the Chief Operating Officer at Rise and a graduate student at UCLA Anderson School of Business. Liz’s previous professional experience includes a marketing role at Minerva Project, an innovative education company. Prior to Minerva Project, Liz was a Senior Associate at MediaLink, a strategic advisory firm at the intersection of media, entertainment advertising and technology. At MediaLink, Liz worked with Fortune 100 brands and emerging technology companies on media and marketing strategies. Liz began her career as a Research Analyst and then Account Manager at FastPay, a financial technology company that lends money to digital media businesses. Liz led contract renewals and credit line increases for all West Coast accounts, a loan portfolio of $75M. Liz is from Los Angeles, CA.