Dean's Advisory Board Chair

Lisa Sharples

Lisa Sharples, Former President, Lisa Sharples

Co-Founder & CEO
Fexy LLC

Lisa Sharples has started her own companies, transformed leading consumer brands from sleeper to stand-out, and turned around under-performing businesses. Prior to founding Fexy, Lisa held the position of CEO & President of Allrecipes, the world’s largest digital food property.  During her 7-year tenure, she quadrupled Allrecipes traffic and expanded the brand to 23 additional countries.  In 2012, she sold Allrecipes to Meredith Corporation for $175 million.  Lisa holds a B.A. in Biochemistry from Bowdoin College, and a M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and cooking with her husband, 5 kids and 3 dogs.