President and Co-founder
Melissa is the Co-founder and President of Public Good Software. Under her leadership Public Good’s AI for Good platform has become the leader in “making news actionable” working with the nations leading publishers and brands including CNN, USA Today, Tribune, State Farm, Lyft and the Gates Foundation. Past accolades include being named as a Civic Leader by the Air Force Chief of Staff and “Wonder Woman of Chicago” by IdeaForge. She is an experienced, dynamic speaker as seen at the Online News Association Conference, Entrepreneur.com, The White House MSOY annual awards, The Pentagon Channel, Digital Hollywood, Shift Forum and The Working Mother 100 Best Companies Annual Conference and Gala. Melissa is also a mentor for TechStars in Chicago and serves as the President of the Auxiliary Board at the Chicago Children’s Museum.