KJ Ericsson

KJ Ericsson

Women in Blockchain

KJ has 14 years experience as an entrepreneur, having been backed by top VCs including Greylock, Foundation Capital, Norwest, Maveron. Her Y Combinator-backed company Simbi is the world’s largest services marketplace run on a digital currency. A graduate of Stanford University and Oxford Business School, KJ received numerous awards including being named by Rolling Stone as one of “25 People Shaping the Future”, by CNN as a “Person You Should Know”, by the New Leaders Council as a “Top 40 Leaders Under 40”, and by Bill Clinton as a Clinton Foundation Honoree.

To Public Market, KJ brings her entrepreneurial and managerial skills honed from 14 years of building companies up to 200 employees, her passion for building intuitive consumer-facing web products, her experience building marketplaces backed by alternative currencies, and her training in economics and game theory.

2018