Columbia University

Technology Ventures

2017

Kristen Thiede

Area of expertise: 
Wireless technology, fiber optics
Starry, Google Fiber, Google Crisis Response Team
Year Served: 
Bio 

Kristen Morrissey Thiede is an entrepreneur, leader, connector of people and ideas. Currently at Starry leading the wireless connectivity revolution. Previously, Kristen lead business development and content licensing for Google Fiber. As a Google veteran of 14 years Kristen has led early stage efforts across Google’s global portfolio, including Google.org's Crisis response team to Haiti, Chile, and Pakistan, the launch of AdSense for Content and distribution efforts globally.  A graduate of the University of the South with a BA in Political Science.