Chief Strategy Officer, Ellevest

Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone is an entrepreneur and movement-builder with a 20-year track record of creating and launching products and strategies that drive reach and revenue for global brands, media companies, causes and individual voices. Today Lisa is Chief Strategy Officer for Ellevest, a digital investment platform created to close the money gaps for women. Previously Lisa was founding CEO of BlogHer Inc., which she led to 127+MM monthly visitors and $30MM in revenues before exiting via a successful M&A with SheKnows Media/Penske Media. Prior to BlogHer, Lisa pioneered the first blog publishing network at She was Vice President, Programming and Editor in Chief at Networks, a Hearst investment, where she led original programming and partnerships, and helped launch the first magazine sites for 11 Hearst and two Rodale titles. A print and broadcast journalist who left traditional newsrooms for the Internet in 1997, Lisa has continued to keynote globally and publish on community development and women consumers.