The Team

Meredith rodriguez

Meredith has worked within small and large organizations within media and marketing for many years holding a number of roles. Her passion for opportunities to be nimble and touch a variety of teams within an organization, fueled her desire to start 23rd Ventures. Meredith was previously VP, Integrated Marketing & Sales at Fresno Inc, an entertainment studio that utilized data and insights to create premium entertainment. Prior to joining Fresno, Meredith was a Sr. Partnerships Manager at Pinterest, joining as the first employee in Los Angeles, responsible for building their presence in the market, and building strategic partnerships with some of the worlds largest brands. Prior to Pinterest, Meredith was the VP of Content Solutions at Demand Media, where she ran the team that worked closely with brands to develop custom branded content to be distributed through owned and digital channels. Meredith previously held roles at Microsoft and MusicMatch.

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Jill Birnbaum

Jill has been advising small to medium companies across marketing and business development strategies. She focuses on organizations that are making a difference, doing good and giving back. Her extensive experience at Yahoo!, Demand Media, Maker’s Studios and Whalerock running product marketing and operations have given her an insight into how organizations can run more effectively and efficiently. Jill’s passion for outdoors, travel and holistic health has helped her become a go to consultant for many start up and high growth organizations in the space.