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Fran Hauser

2018 Speaker

FRAN HAUSER is a long-time media executive, startup investor and author of The Myth of the Nice Girl. She’s held senior positions at some of the world’s largest digital media businesses, including Time Inc.’s PEOPLE, InStyle and Entertainment Weekly as well as AOL and Moviefone. Now an angel investor who largely invests in female founders, Hauser was named one of Refinery29’s 6 Most Powerful Women in NYC’s Tech Scene, and one of Business Insider’s 30 Women In Venture Capital to Watch in 2018. She has been featured by CNBC, Forbes,, Ad Age, and more. @fran_hauser