Bio (short)

Ellen Chisa is the CEO and Cofounder of Dark, a startup enabling developers to build backend web services without worrying about deployment and infrastructure. Chisa cofounded this startup after a career in startups and software at Lola, Kickstarter, and Microsoft. Chisa invests in other startups via and is an advisor at Flybridge Capital. She has taught Human Factors in Interface Design and a seminar on Product Management for engineers at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering and published a book of essays on Product Management in the summer of 2017. Chisa is a graduate of the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering with a B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and is currently on sabbatical from Harvard Business School, after completing her first year. Chisa currently works and resides in San Francisco, CA. You can learn more at