Janet Bumpas comes from Silicon Valley where she was part of three startups: one went public, one was acquired by eBay/PayPal, and one crashed and burned. She is the Program Director for ScaleUp Nation, a program by THNK for startups who are looking to gain traction and rapidly grow. She also works with large companies to help them innovate and move faster. Previously, she was a Managing Director with Innoleaps / StartupBootcamp running accelerator programs from large corporations. Before this she worked in Silicon Valley at multiple startups.