Technology

Laura Chau

Principal / East Coast

Since 2014

Laura thinks about startups not just as businesses, but as carefully crafted works of art. At Canaan, she focuses on consumer technology. She previously worked in Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations practice. She has also worked in sales and marketing functions within Kabam (acq. by Netmarble), Branch Metrics and Greenhouse, as well as working closely with Marie Kondo to launch the author’s product business. She holds a B.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Laura in 5

Travel: Love traveling in Asia (I get treated like a celebrity because of my height!)

Talent: Able to recite the US presidents backwards in less than 15 seconds

Dream Job: Clarinetist in a symphony orchestra

Interests: Reformed packrat after following (and working for!) Marie Kondo

Accomplishments: First job was selling potpourri door to door out of a red wagon

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Laura in 5

Travel: Love traveling in Asia (I get treated like a celebrity because of my height!)

Talent: Able to recite the US presidents backwards in less than 15 seconds

Dream Job: Clarinetist in a symphony orchestra

Interests: Reformed packrat after following (and working for!) Marie Kondo

Accomplishments: First job was selling potpourri door to door out of a red wagon