Tegan successfully founded & raised capital in SF, LA, NYC & Hong Kong for her first startup, Gigit where she wore all hats including, brand marketing, front-end design, UX/UI and overall product build. She has spoken, written or been profiled at events and publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Business Insider, Harvard University, Mashable, TechCrunch, SOMA Magazine, FADER, NYLON, The Europas, Tech Open Air Berlin, PSFK, and Edelman’s Global PR. Before taking the plunge into the startup world, Tegan worked abroad for Microsoft in London & Swedish AdNetwork Tradedoubler managing 19 markets including Russia and Japan for their lead generation ad network. She received a double major B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Marketing with a minor in French from Oglethorpe University.