Judy L. Wade
Judy leads Fuel, the McKinsey Company that helps startups and their investors accelerate their performance and get to the future faster. Judy has deep expertise in new business building and acceleration, with a particular focus on consumer brands and organizational capability building. Earlier in her career, she was a partner at McKinsey, and in between spent 10 years as a CEO/Senior Executive for hire, working with Kapor Capital, Bessemer, Venrock, and DFJ.
Judy Wade is an active member in her community with a passion for education. She has a B.A. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School. In her spare time, she usually can be found chasing after her 15-year old daughter and/or two rescue beagles, obsessively watching Cal football (or any sport for that matter), drinking wine, cooking, or trying to work off the effects of the previous two.