EDImpacts founder, Liz Wald, has 25+ years experience building companies and mobilizing teams in emerging, disruptive industries.
From the early days of AOL, to her own company working with women in East and West Africa, to Etsy, and Indiegogo, and now working with Web3 and cannabis companies, Liz has always leveraged innovative technologies and business models to upend existing industries and open new markets.
When volatility and uncertainty are the norm and wearing multiple hats is the expectation, Liz truly thrives. A hands-on leader, Liz's experience includes establishing global operations, raising capital, leading financial planning, assessing market opportunities, securing business development opportunities, and building high-performing teams.
Liz is a Board director at Good Earth Organics, a manufacturer and distributor of certified organic soil, nutrients and other plant inputs optimized for cannabis cultivation.
She is also a long-time Board director for the Business Council for Peace (Bpeace), an award-winning nonprofit helping scale businesses companies in crisis-affected communities around the world.
Liz has a BA in sociology from Harvard University and an MBA in finance and marketing from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.
Liz splits time between in New York City and Steamboat Springs, CO, is an avid outdoor adventurer and passionate about craft beer and Boston sports. She is also global traveler, having visited more than 75 countries for work and pleasure.
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