Emily, a Principal at Osage Venture Partners, joined Osage in March of 2020 after successfully exiting an education technology company she co-founded in 2011 to Utah-based Instructure, a leading technology company in the education and corporate learning markets. As co-founder of Practice, Emily guided the company from a video-based platform in the higher education market to a corporate learning solution and managed organizational growth across offices in Philadelphia and San Francisco. At Instructure, Emily wore many hats including VP of Strategy and, most recently, VP of Customer Success.
Emily is a former Teach for America and KIPP teacher as well as a special education lawyer. She is a graduate of Drexel Law, the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was captain of the lacrosse team, a journalist for the Daily Pennsylvanian and graduated cum laude. Emily served on the board of Philly Startup Leaders, an organization focused on supporting the growing number of Philadelphia-based entrepreneurs.
Emily resides in Philadelphia with her husband, David, and their three children.