Kelly Quann Bianucci is the Managing Principal of Discover Capital LLC, a fund formed to identify, acquire and operate an existing private company through the search fund model. She is an accomplished executive strategist and operator with over fourteen years’ experience developing and executing marketing, growth, and innovation strategies across industries, with a particular focus on media, technology, health, and public sector organizations. She brings experience with clients ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 20 corporations, with respective results ranging from successful product launches and funding rounds to developing a new services roadmap for a global telecommunications provider to achieve $5B in additional revenue within five years. Consulting experience includes customer and marketing strategy, business model transformation, mergers and acquisitions, growth and innovation, cost reduction analysis, business case development, digital strategy, and technology-driven business transformation.
Ms. Bianucci recently served as the founding Executive Director of the Colorado Innovation Network, a public-private partnership created to foster collaboration across the private, public, and academic sectors for innovation-related economic development and current sits on its Board of Advisors. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors for SeedPaths, which provides youth and adults with software development skills and offers a direct path to employment through its unique recruitment model, as well as holds advisory roles for several startups and non-profit organizations. She holds an MBA concentrated in Finance and Innovation from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Marketing from New York University’s Stern School of Business.