Denise Franklin is an active angel investor, board member, and advisor to the startup community. Denise was most recently the VP of Revenue at SendGrid, Inc., a cloud infrastructure company. Previous to her tenure with SendGrid, Denise held various roles at Logitech, @Last Software (acquired by Google), and MessageMedia (also acquired by Google.)
Denise serves on the boards of Alpin.io, BlogMutt, and Project V.E.T.S. and has also been a mentor for Techstars, Galvanize, MergeLane, Travelport Accelerator, Boomtown, and Founder Institute.
Denise holds a BA in Philosophy and English from Texas Christian University. She currently resides in Boulder, CO.
When not working with entrepreneurs or spending time with her husband and kids, Denise likes pursuing adventures like Ironman triathlon, road biking, and global foodie travel.