Shelley Prevost

Co-Founder and CEO, Torch

Dr. Shelley Prevost is co-founder and CEO at Torch whose mission it is to make the internet a wonderful place for kids to grow up. In 2010, she left her psychotherapy practice for the world of startups. She is a partner at venture capital firm Lamp Post Group and the JumpFund, an angel fund investing in female-led startups with high growth potential. Shelley writes about her work on purpose, relationships, and leadership in columns for Inc. and The Huffington Post. Her work has also appeared in Time, Yahoo Business, Fast Company, LifeHacker, and Business Insider. Passionate about helping women develop authentic leadership, Shelley gave a 2015 TEDx talk entitled “Lead Like a Girl.”