Paige Kuderka is a Partner in Daversa’s CT office and is one of the leaders of Daversa’s Emerging Industries practice. Kuderka, who has been with Daversa Partners for over a decade, earned her reputation by operating with a level of diligence that delivers an unmatched experience for entrepreneurs as well as the right material impact talent for her startups. While shaping what the industry now defines as some of the most disruptive companies across each of their sectors, she has spent the past decade building her network in emerging trends and industries and has a knack for finding talent with analogous experiences who bring a diversity of thought to industries being disrupted or built.
She spends her time between NYC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco and has deep experience in the convergence of AI, Consumer, GovTech and FrontierTech. Throughout her tenure at Daversa, she has built out the executive teams for a number of successful startups and well-established technology focused companies in these categories. Her work includes C-level placements at Whatnot, Spotify, Uber, Postmates, Planet, Patreon, Wildlife, Etsy, Honey, Compass, Matterport, IonQ, Epirus, Rebellion among others. She has built out teams for top venture capital firms such as NEA, Benchmark, Sequoia, Lightspeed, Khosla, BOND, 8VC, Tiger Global and Kleiner Perkins.
Some of her thought leadership includes hosting two Dare to Be Legendary podcast episodes, one featuring the CEO & Co-founder of Rebellion Defense, Chris Lynch, and the other featuring the SVP of Product & Marketing at IonQ, Ariel Braunstein.
Paige graduated with Distinction from The Pennsylvania State University where she tripled majored in Public Relations, Spanish, and International Studies. She lives in Connecticut with her husband John, and her son Cal .
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