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Harvard Hacks Opening Talks
Harvard Hacks Opening Talks

Fri, Apr 05


Room 107, Aldrich Hall

Harvard Hacks Opening Talks

Join us for an inspiring evening of talks to kick off Harvard Hacks (, a cross-school hackathon across Harvard and MIT.

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Time & Location

Apr 05, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Room 107, Aldrich Hall

About the event

​​Speaker Bios:

Andrew Bialecki, Co-founder and CEO of Klaviyo

​​Andrew Bialecki is the co-founder and CEO of Klaviyo, a leading unified customer data and marketing automation platform. Since launching in 2012, Andrew has led the company to serve more than 275,000 brands. Klaviyo went public in 2023 through an IPO and is valued at $6bn+. Andrew holds a B.A. from Harvard University.

​​Jennifer Fleiss, Co-founder of Rent the Runway

​​Jennifer Fleiss co-founded Rent the Runway, a premier clothing rental subscription service, in November 2008 and has served as a member of the Board of Directors since March 2009. From March 2017 to January 2020, she served as the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of JetBlack, a digital commerce platform and subsidiary of Walmart, Inc. Ms. Fleiss holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


​​4:00 - 4:15pm Opening remarks by Jennifer Fleiss, Co-founder of Rent the Runway

​​4:15 - 5:00pm Fireside chat with Andrew Bialecki, Co-founder and CEO of Klaviyo, moderated by Professor Jeff Bussgang

​5:00 - 5:30pm Hackathon kickoff

​​Note: Hackathon participants are automatically registered for the event.

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