Zeynep Young has 20 years of entrepreneurship and consulting experience in the technology sector. She currently serves as a Venture Partner at Next Coast Ventures. Previously, Ms. Young was the founder and CEO of Double Line Partners (DLP), an ed-tech data company she bootstrapped and grew to $18M in revenues prior to a successful exit to private equity. She was a portfolio manager with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, where she managed a $150 million portfolio investing in disruptive technologies to improve public education and health outcomes, and an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company in the worldwide high-tech practice. Ms. Young was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist in Central Texas in 2013 and was on the Forbes list of Women Who Built Outstanding Companies. She has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from Rice University.