Co-host

Madison McIlwain

Co-host

Investing as a Seed Stage Partner at Defy.VC, Madison helps amazing companies build the next generation of technology innovations. Prior to Defy, Madison worked at Gap Inc as a product manager within their global supply chain team. Her products supported the launch of Buy Online Pick Up In Store (BOPIS) and enabled the first customer service chatbot. Madison is passionate about the next wave of e-commerce and interested in technology enabling a more sustainable and efficient supply chain. At Dartmouth College, Madison studied history and human center design establishing a strong foundation for building great products that solve real needs.Madison has spoken at Dreamforce on her work in retail technology and has been named a rising star both by Venture Capital Journal and Business Insider.

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