Mentorship EDGE Mentor

Lisa Sharples

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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.

Connect with Lisa on LinkedIn

Lisa on mentorship

I love mentoring and helping people find jobs!

Some topics I’m excited to mentor students in include:

  • Marketing
  • Strategy and executive management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Job search skills, networking, and how to build a persuasive LinkedIn profile

Favorite book

  • Scrabble dictionary