About Kristy Campbell

Kristy Campbell leads operations for Rev1 Ventures, the startup studio that helps entrepreneurs and corporations accelerate innovation. She supports cross-team delivery of client services – including talent programs, corporate partnerships, infrastructure (via Rev1 Labs’ innovation center), and access to investment capital. Kristy also leads Rev1’s Inclusive Entrepreneurship efforts, focused on reducing bias and improving access to resources and capital for underserved inventors and entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining Rev1, Kristy spent her 20+ year career working within multiple high-growth, venture-backed startups, helping to build their brands, organize effective teams, grow revenue and scale. She held leadership positions at Manta Media – where she helped to grow the company into one of the largest, most trafficked websites in the U.S. – and Saama Technologies, a global leader in Big Data and analytics.

Kristy serves on the advisory board for multiple non-profits, including Cultivate SMB and the START Fund, the Columbus region’s first entrepreneur giving fund. She holds a BS in Journalism from Ohio University and an MBA from Ashland University. Kristy is a frequent speaker on startup, marketing and inclusion best practices and has been featured in EntrepreneurHuffington PostAxiosVenture BeatYahoo and other top entrepreneur media outlets.

Written by Kristy Campbell

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