Caitlin Leksana

Event Information

Title: How to Start a Company: Lessons Learned from a Mechanical Engineer Turned Startup Founder Who Raised Over $1M in Venture Capital Funding.
Speaker: Caitlin Leksana, Cofounder & CEO Carma 
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: MRDC 4211 and Virtual
Graduate Student, Staff, and Faculty Social Hour Location: Love Atrium following the event


Join us on Thursday, February 1, 2024, to hear Woodruff School graduate Caitlin Leksana (ME '16, MS ME '17) deliver a talk within the ME Shaping the World Speaker Series. 


Caitlin Leksana is the Co-Founder & CEO of Fazeshift, a venture-backed early-stage FinTech startup revolutionizing B2B invoicing and payments. After graduating with her bachelor's and master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2017, she worked in management consulting at BCG Atlanta advising Fortune 500 companies on pricing and go-to-market strategy. Caitlin continued on to get her MBA from Harvard Business School, graduating in 2022. After graduating from Harvard, she founded a startup, raised $1M from Venture Capital investors, and currently serves as the Co-Founder & CEO of that startup. While at Georgia Tech, Caitlin taught ME4056 and was also captain of the Georgia Tech Colorguard Team.

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