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Status Update, 3/17/13ellie@consumerbell.com917.692.4014consumerbell.comMY EXPERIENCEEllie CachetteHumboldt StatePolitical...
Life in HumboldtMarriedOyster FestivalGraduating House
Major:• Political ScienceMinor:• History• PsychologyWhile at HSU17Avg units20Avg workhoursJobs:WellsFargoHBMSTeller 1 Fulf...
Political Science at HSUAdvisor:• Dr. Noah ZerbeClasses:Property and PoliticsMiddle-East PoliticsComparative PoliticsP...
Why I love HumboldtMost beautiful place in the world…• Nature’s beauty• The food• “Starter Mentality”
Post HumboldtEsther Dysonpost.
TimelineEsther Dysonpost.San Mateo (2006)- Fisher Investments- Kaiser PermanenteMarin (2007-2011)- Kaiser Permanente- Macy...
Recalls, Suck
Accomplishments “Top 6 in Tech”
Our Product
Magento extensions need to be approved to be public1) Project was late2) Project was under budgetProject SummaryOn schedul...
Ringing NASDAQ BellHighlights• First $5k check• Marketplace Launch• TechStars Finalist• Product Market Fit• Summit Series ...
LowlightsThere’s been some sac• 2 team suicides• 1 Massive Hurricane Blackout• Lost a tooth on a plane• Earthquake on Park...
Losing a Mentor“its all a game…”
• Protecting the investment• Maximizing value• Investor relations• Liability and Risk Management• ResearchTough conversati...
- Silence can be the best response- Fight when you need to- Everyone likes to “win” aka have resolutionWHAT I HAVE LEARNED
• Write well• Fight for community• Fight for justiceStephanie Haller Ryan Mollenhauer Derek LactaoenHUMBOLDT POLISCISTORY:...
1. Macys2. DocuSign3. Major Corp4. Another Startup5. Grad School?What’s Next?Rotterdam Business School, Netherlands
Ellie CachetteMY EXPERIENCEHUMBOLDT STATECLASS OF 2006 Twitter @ecachette ellie@consumerbell.com www.elliecachette.comC...
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My Experience: Humboldt State Distinguished Alumni Ellie Cachette (2013)

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Humboldt State University Distinguished Alumni Recipient, Ellie Cachette ( Political Science 2006) shares her experiences on campus, politics and growing a business.

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My Experience: Humboldt State Distinguished Alumni Ellie Cachette (2013)

  1. 1. Status Update, 3/17/13ellie@consumerbell.com917.692.4014consumerbell.comMY EXPERIENCEEllie CachetteHumboldt StatePolitical Science 2006
  2. 2. Life in HumboldtMarriedOyster FestivalGraduating House
  3. 3. Major:• Political ScienceMinor:• History• PsychologyWhile at HSU17Avg units20Avg workhoursJobs:WellsFargoHBMSTeller 1 Fulfillment Coordinator
  4. 4. Political Science at HSUAdvisor:• Dr. Noah ZerbeClasses:Property and PoliticsMiddle-East PoliticsComparative PoliticsPolitical TheoryConflict ResolutionLegal Research2006
  5. 5. Why I love HumboldtMost beautiful place in the world…• Nature’s beauty• The food• “Starter Mentality”
  6. 6. Post HumboldtEsther Dysonpost.
  7. 7. TimelineEsther Dysonpost.San Mateo (2006)- Fisher Investments- Kaiser PermanenteMarin (2007-2011)- Kaiser Permanente- Macys- Bootstrap ConsumerBellNYC (2011-2013)26 ConferencesMarch – July 2011
  8. 8. Recalls, Suck
  9. 9. Accomplishments “Top 6 in Tech”
  10. 10. Our Product
  11. 11. Magento extensions need to be approved to be public1) Project was late2) Project was under budgetProject SummaryOn schedule? NotesScoping (on schedule) Yes Fully scopedDev (on schedule) Yes Great Dev TeamLaunch (set Feb 1, launched March 13)TOTAL COSTS (Estimated vs. Actual)No$22,000Client suicide$14,025
  12. 12. Ringing NASDAQ BellHighlights• First $5k check• Marketplace Launch• TechStars Finalist• Product Market Fit• Summit Series w/ Branson• First customers
  13. 13. LowlightsThere’s been some sac• 2 team suicides• 1 Massive Hurricane Blackout• Lost a tooth on a plane• Earthquake on Park Avenue
  14. 14. Losing a Mentor“its all a game…”
  15. 15. • Protecting the investment• Maximizing value• Investor relations• Liability and Risk Management• ResearchTough conversations anddecisionsCEO: The Real Workwhat that ACTUALLY means.
  16. 16. - Silence can be the best response- Fight when you need to- Everyone likes to “win” aka have resolutionWHAT I HAVE LEARNED
  17. 17. • Write well• Fight for community• Fight for justiceStephanie Haller Ryan Mollenhauer Derek LactaoenHUMBOLDT POLISCISTORY: How We Got to NYC(from Humboldt)
  18. 18. 1. Macys2. DocuSign3. Major Corp4. Another Startup5. Grad School?What’s Next?Rotterdam Business School, Netherlands
  19. 19. Ellie CachetteMY EXPERIENCEHUMBOLDT STATECLASS OF 2006 Twitter @ecachette ellie@consumerbell.com www.elliecachette.comContact MeINC.com Articles http://www.inc.com/author/ellie-cachetteSlideshare http://www.slideshare.net/ecachette/Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/in/elliecachette

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