Elizabeth Ronn is a Partner at Innovation Portfolio Partners, a Silicon Valley based firm that helps CEOs and the Top Management of Fortune 500 companies find and develop new to the world products and services. She also co-founded VC-backed Butterfly Health Inc. that introduced Butterfly body liners nationally in September 2013.
Elizabeth is the former Vice President of Marketing at the Procter & Gamble Co. She joined P&G out of the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1984, and retired in January 2009. While at P&G she was responsible for the marketing of over half the brands at P&G, representing $45 Billion in sales, and led the team that restructured P&G to insure Brand Franchise Managers lead the marketing of global brands.
In 1999, Elizabeth was named to the inaugural class of Harley Procter Marketers, recognized as the best long-term business-building marketers in P&G who have achieved sustained, outstanding brand building results.
Elizabeth serves as a Trustee for the San Francisco Art Institute; is a volunteer teacher at Sequoia High School, Redwood City, CA, in the Future Profits program; is on the Board of the Stanford Red Barn; guest lecturers at the UC Davis MBA program and Stanford Graduate School of Business; and advises several startup firms in marketing and strategic positioning. She received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and was part of the original Honors Program. Elizabeth has also served on the Stanford Graduate School of Business Management Board.
Elizabeth lives in Palo Alto, CA with her husband, Karl, a former VP of R&D for P&G.