Sonya Hausafus is an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at Techstars, working on a number of special projects for the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Formerly, she was the Vice President of Marketing at Techstars, where she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of global marketing, communications and public relations for the organization. 

As a startup veteran, Sonya has built and led marketing teams for a number of venture-backed organizations including sovrn, an adtech company (formerly Lijit Networks, acquired by Federated Media Publishing), and StillSecure, a B2B network security company. Prior, she spent almost a decade working for high-tech public relations agency Weber Shandwick.