Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer
Draper Richards Kaplan
Stephanie is an impact driven entrepreneur and social venture investor. She is passionate about big ideas that drive significant shifts in markets and open opportunities for social impact, particularly leveraging technology and business model innovation. Her experience spans the fields of education, workforce development and healthcare in both the private and non-profit sectors, in the U.S. and several countries across the globe. During her thirty year career, she has played significant leadership roles as CEO, Executive Director, as well as advised and enabled leaders to realize their own potential through her board service as a venture philanthropist.
Stephanie was on the founding team of Cambridge Technology Partners (NASDQ: CATP), a visionary startup in the tech space that went public where she built their healthcare practice. She was also Co-Founder and CEO of Surebridge, an early software as a service provider that was sold to Navisite/Time Warner. She also founded Higher Aims, LLC a firm dedicated to developing innovative workforce solutions to enable high potential women and caregivers to remain in the workforce at senior levels. She has served on numerous social impact boards over the course of her career.
Stephanie served as a Faculty Dean of Cabot House at Harvard University and on several University wide initiatives under President Faust including Belonging and Inclusion and Sexual Assault Prevention. She also serves on the President’s Council of Cornell Women. She received her BS from Cornell University, an MBA from the Harvard Business School and an MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.