Alisa Paul is a proven leader with over 15 years of experience in strategy, operations, analytics, and general management. She is passionate about scaling enterprises and removing barriers to allow entrepreneurs and companies to thrive. Alisa currently serves as an Executive in Residence at UPMC Enterprises, UPMC’s venture capital division. She was previously the Head of Strategy and Analytics for Wayfair’s internal creative agency. Prior to Wayfair, Alisa spent 11 years at Year Up / Grads of Life where she was a Partner in their Advisory Services division, a Senior Director of Strategy and Operations for their Innovation, Influence, and Impact team, Founding Site Director of Year Up NYC’s first Professional Training Corp site at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), and Year Up’s Chief of Staff. Alisa also worked as a consultant and Certified Fraud Examiner in PricewaterhouseCooper’s Advisory Services division. Alisa holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.