Terri Burns is a speaker, investor, and builder. Previously, she was the youngest partner in history at Google Ventures, focused on investing in digital consumer companies. She led deals in Locker Room (acquired by Spotify), HAGS (acquired by Snapchat), and stealth investments, while also participating in board work with companies like Bloom Tech, Kitchen United, and others. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees at her alma mater, NYU, the youngest member in NYU's history.
Terri is recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 2021 awardee for Venture Capital. She is a practiced host and speaker, having served as two-time co-chair of Fortune Magazine’s annual Brainstorm Tech Conference. She has given talks and keynote speeches at the likes of All Raise, Stanford GSB, the Teen Vogue Summit, and many more. She’s been featured in Vogue, Fortune Magazine, TechCrunch, Business Insider, CNBC, the Power Law book on venture capital, and a plethora of additional publications.
Terri was previously an associate product manager at Twitter, building features for the core product: the home timeline. She also served as a board member at Brave Initiatives, a non-profit dedicated to educating young girls with computer science skills. She is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and holds a bachelor’s from the NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.