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Christy Canida (she/her)

Senior Director, Product, Alchemist Accelerator

Christy holds an SB in Biotech from MIT; helped start, grow and successfully exit ad-supported consumer internet learning company Instructables; and spent 10 years running cross-company projects at acquiring company Autodesk. Christy has deep experience in privacy, communication, and innovating within large companies; is an active angel investor and startup mentor; and is head of Product at Alchemist Accelerator.

Sessions

Startupfest

Mentor Roundtables: Let's Solve Your Problems

Every startup must master a range of skills, from hiring and selling, to delivering products, to crafting superb communications that compel and entice. See More.
Startupfest

Do as I say, not as I did

In the startup world, we mostly hear about the success stories. To a startup, "be like Netflix" is pretty hard if you're not Reed Hastings in the late nineties. What's really valuable, however, is tales of honest failure. See More.
Startupfest

Mentor Roundtables: Taboo Topics (back by popular demand!)

There's no such thing as a stupid question—but there are plenty of questions nobody asks, because they're taboo. See More.
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