Join us May 4 with Elizabeth Ruscitto ’07 G ’12 on building community, customer acquisition and relationship management

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Join us Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. for our LaunchPad Spring Speaker Series with Elizabeth Ruscitto ā€™07 Gā€™12, owner of Elizabeth Ruscitto Consulting, based in New York, Boston and the San Francisco Bay areas.  She is an angel investor and global leader with extensive expertise in data-driven operations and partnership and ecosystem development, and has scaled communities of 3.5 million+ members. An adjunct faculty member in the School of Information Studies, she was previously director of Developer Relations at HubSpot and Director of Developer Programs and Platform Integrations at Leap Motion.  Join the conversation here.

Ruscitto is a technical executive with 15 years of experience in building and scaling global software, hardware, and community programs. Since graduating from Syracuse, Elizabeth has helped companies build communities through thoughtful brand stories, servant leadership, and global-first program creation. Her expertise is in community development, growth and behavior models, scaling developer ecosystems, product go-to-market strategies, and accelerator program development.  As a seasoned leader, she has created mission-driven, cross-functional teams with a strong sense of culture and meaningful growth.

Elizabeth got her launch in the startup world as a Syracuse University student, where she was employee number one and the community program manager for the Student Sandbox when it launched in 2010.  She was the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Student Sandbox and was the co-founder of the original IDEA Connect Board at Syracuse University while pursuing her M.S. at the iSchool.