Stephanie has a wide range of expertise in bringing hardware products to market while building, cultivating and sustaining communities online and off. She recently launched Goby, a new Minneapolis-based strategy and marketing consultancy. Prior to this, Stephanie served as the VP of Marketing at Particle, the leading development platform for the Internet of Things. She created and led Particle's Kickstarter campaigns that generated more than 1MM in revenue for the company, and also advised and assisted Particle clients on more than 20 successful crowdfunding campaigns. As employee #1 at Particle, she established the operational infrastructure for accounting, billing, distribution, logistics, advertising, and analytics. Stephanie graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Journalism, and from the University of Cambridge with her MBA in Business and Management.