Laura Walsh was named CEO of YDesign Group in September 2020. She first joined the company in early 2020 as Chief Revenue Officer to lead sales, marketing, and merchandising. Prior to YDG, Laura was the Chief Operating Officer at Ingenio, the leading online marketplace for advice, where she led the team to deliver double-digit growth in a historically flat business. In her early career, Laura held roles in strategy and corporate development at Beam Suntory and was a management consultant at Stroud international.
Laura holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Economics from Cornell University. She lives in the East Bay with her husband and two children, and enjoys hiking, cooking, and playing golf with her family.