Mentor

Wendy Lea

CEO, GetSatisfaction.com

Wendy is the CEO of GetSatisfaction.

She is a managing partner and entrepreneur who has successfully built a global services business and serves as an advisor on integrated sales and marketing strategies and alliances to venture-backed start-up companies.  She serves as Chairman of the Board for EventVue, a service to help event attendees network to find their next business partner, customer, or employee; and a board member for Aegis Analytics, Metallect and The Forum of Women Entrepreneurs & Executives.

Wendy also sits on the advisory board of StillSecure, Sustainable Minds and Amazon Consulting.  In addition, she is an active partner for SV2 (Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund), an organization that aims to make a local impact through building the capacity of nonprofit organizations.  She is an advisor for TechStars, a start-up fund/incubator founded by a group of Colorado-based entrepreneurs promoting entrepreneurial activity in their home state.

Prior to her entrepreneurial activities, Wendy led Siebel Systems’ eBusiness Consulting division, joining them in 1999 as a result of its acquisition of OnTarget, Inc., where she held the position of VP of Marketing and Alliances.  Wendy is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, cum laude in Business Administration.  She is a guest lecturer at UNC – Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School on MultiChannel Strategy.