Randi Jakubowitz is the Head of Talent on 645 Ventures’ Portfolio Success team. In this role, she partners with existing portfolio founders to build their teams and culture, create scalable talent-focused processes and leverages best practices to help evolve early-stage companies into rapidly-growing, growth stage category-leading businesses.
Prior to 645, Randi was a Senior People Leader at high-growth companies across a variety of industries including: Seamless/GrubHub (ecommerce), Toptal (tech/services marketplace), Paro (fintech/services marketplace) and Havas (advertising). Randi was a part of the operational leadership team that took Seamless through the GrubHub merger and later, the GRUB IPO.
A native New Yorker, Randi now lives in Chicago, Illinois but still favors NY Pizza over Chicago deep dish. Randi enjoys Chicago summers, pilates, traveling and cooking. In her spare time, you can find her shopping at Costco and spending time with her family. Randi is also a Professional Coach.
Randi received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, Georgia.