Kristen Hamilton is a technology entrepreneur and CEO with multiple exits. She is a General Partner at ETW Advisors, where she supports founders and CEOs to lead best in class companies. Kristen is a board director at growth stage companies Top Hat, Aduro, Strivr and Fairmatic, and chair of the board of Directors’ Cup Invitational Ski Classic. She co-founded predictive hiring software leader Koru, and was CEO until it was acquired by UK based Capfinity. She previously co-founded e-commerce pioneer Onvia and took it public on NASDAQ. Kristen served as SVP Strategic Partnerships at Guild Education, a unicorn in the education to employment space and as an executive for global enterprises including Microsoft and World Learning.
She grew up near Montreal, and currently splits her time between Seattle and Whistler. Kristen is mom to two teenage daughters and a golden retriever, and has deep passion for skiing, biking, rowing, and spending time outdoors in the mountains.