Laura Melahn, '07

Partner, GV

Laura joined GV in 2011 and is a partner focused on consumer and marketplace investments. Previously, she established GV’s marketing function, working with our portfolio on branding and growth. Laura named Calico, Alphabet’s company aiming to slow aging and counteract age-related diseases.

Prior to joining GV, Laura was a product marketing manager at Google, where she worked on Search, Maps, Analytics, and the brand. She developed the Street View snowmobile for the 2010 Winter Olympics and helped bring Search Stories to TV.

Previously, Laura conducted research at the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and in the University of Oxford biochemistry department. Laura received her degree in molecular biology with honors from Princeton University, where she was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. At Princeton she ran track and cross country and was a member of the geographically-challenged surf club.