Emily Walsh is a Principal on our Investment team. In this role, Emily makes investments in high growth business software companies including sourcing investment opportunities, leading the due diligence process, and advising companies post-investment. She also works across our portfolio helping companies on operational effectiveness and strategy, with a particular focus on people and culture. She’s an expert in board mechanics and financial analysis, assists in designing our internal training programs, and provides support for Canada Learning Code.
Emily currently works with several of our portfolio companies, including Signpost, Flashpoint, and Precision Lender on a variety of projects. These span people analytics, benchmarking, org design, and team dynamics and culture. In addition, she’s an observer on the boards of Aera Technology, Flashpoint, Bidgely and WorkFusion, and supports the portfolio on a broad range of initiatives pertaining to our investment thesis areas.
Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Emily worked at McKinsey & Co. as a management consultant. While there, she led engagements in organizational transformation with a focus on bringing digital tools and new operational processes to finance and insurance institutions. Previous to that, she held positions on the first management teams of NYC-based investment firm Archer Gray and non-profit Sing for Hope.
Emily holds an MBA in Finance from The Johnson School at Cornell University (where she was a Park Leadership Fellow and served as a Fund Manager for BR Ventures) and a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School.
Did you know?
Emily is an avid backpacker, hiker and traveler as well as an arts enthusiast. She’s also a member of the Cornell Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.
Areas of Expertise
Thousands of users worldwide rely on the Aera supply chain intelligence cloud as the trusted source for getting actionable knowledge about their supply chain. Aera provides an advanced big data platform, embedded data science that puts advanced analytics in the hands of business users, and pre-built supply chain models specific to the supply chain that accelerate time to insights.
Bidgely is transforming the way customers interact with their energy use. By combining the power of SaaS-based analytics with consumer-friendly web and mobile applications, Bidgely provides personalized and actionable insights that help customers save energy and enable utilities to build enduring customer relationships.
Bluecore enables eCommerce marketers to create and distribute personalized emails with the speed and precision not previously possible, dynamically reacting to customer behaviors and catalog changes in seconds. With more than 150 customers representing more than 180 high-end apparel, electronics, automotive and consumer brands, Bluecore delivers customer engagement and conversion at rates that defy industry standards.
Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units and functions across organizations to make better decisions and mitigate risk. The company’s unique deep & dark web data, expertise and technology enables customers to glean intelligence that informs risk and protects their ability to operate.
More than one million people trust Glooko to help manage their diabetes. Glooko’s FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant platform supports more than 6,000 providers in 27 countries and helps improve health outcomes using innovations in data analytics and artificial intelligence.
Integrate.ai’s mission is to build a future in which AI enriches people’s lives while creating better, more valuable businesses. To do this, the company is building an AI powered platform for B2C enterprises that integrates with business processes to make customer interactions more natural and valuable. Founded by Steve Irvine, former Facebook executive, Integrate.ai is proud to be based in Toronto, Canada at the center of an exciting AI ecosystem.
Opcity is modernizing the real estate industry by matching top agents with qualified home buyers and sellers in real-time. Using large proprietary data sets and applied analytics, Opcity’s unique technology and matching algorithm turn online inquiries into transactions, drive increases in conversion by three to five times the industry average, and give brokers centralized insights into agents’ pipelines for the first time.
Acquired by News Corp subsidiary Move Inc. in August 2018.
PrecisionLender is modernizing commercial banking. Its sales and negotiation solution empowers bankers with actionable, in-the-moment insights and coaching, so they win better deals and build strong, more profitable relationships. Andi®, PrecisionLender's virtual insights analyst, augments banker strengths and intelligence with the latest technology and data, delivering the best recommendations at exactly the right time. More than 12,000+ bankers at 200+ banks – ranging from $1B to $1T in assets – use the solution.
Sentient Science is a trusted third party to the operators of rotating mechanical equipment like wind and gas turbines, providing materials science-based life predictions and life extension actions through its DigitalClone® Live software platform.
Signpost is automated CRM for B2C businesses. The Signpost platform automatically tracks every email, call, credit card transaction and social media interaction between a business and one of its customers. Signpost’s automated marketing engine leverages this CRM data to send email and SMS messages that convert new customers and drive repeat business and word-of-mouth.
WorkFusion is committed to powering the digital transformation of work. We offer software products that let enterprise leaders digitize their operation, exponentially increasing productivity and improving service delivery. WorkFusion’s engineers, data scientists, designers, and customer teams are bound by a single purpose: to deliver enterprise-grade, AI-powered products purpose-built for operations professionals.