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Speaker Bio

Mar Hershenson is Pear’s Founding Managing Partner. After earning a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Mar developed a groundbreaking technique of optimizing the design of analog semiconductors. Since then, she has accrued over 13 years of founder experience, co-founding three startups in mobile/ecommerce, enterprise software and semiconductor industries and has registered 14 separate patents. She spoke at the Executives’ Club of Chicago in 2021, for “Annual Tech Outlook 2021″ and, in 2022, for the “VC Outlook 2022”.