Donna Levin

Donna Levin

Exec Dir Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Cofounder
WPI, Care.com

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Donna Levin is the Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a former Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship as well as a former Senior Lecturer in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy at MIT Sloan. Donna had an 18-year career as a social entrepreneur. She is co-founder of Care.com, the world’s leading online destination for helping families find and manage family care with over 23 million members across 18 countries. Previously VP of Operations at Upromise, she has also held several leadership positions across a broad range of technology and start up organizations including Furniture.com, Turning Point Software (acquired by Metamore Worldwide), and Thomson Financial. Donna is an advisor to several early stage startups and has mentored teams at MassChallenge, TechStars, SmarterInTheCity, and Project Entrepreneur. Donna serves on the Board of Directors of WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, and Zero to Three. She's looking forward to sharing her thoughts on the best ways to build a strong founder-investor partnership.

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