Miia Laukkarinen is Bessemer’s VP of Talent, where she joined in 2013 to build the firm’s talent network. She works closely with Bessemer’s investment team and portfolio companies on all human capital programs and hiring strategies.
Prior to joining BVP, Miia spent over a decade filling VP and C-level positions in venture backed consumer internet and software companies. Miia was an Associate and a member of the Venture Capital practice of The Caldwell Partners and Heidrick & Struggles.
Miia started her career as an Associate with Spencer Stuart’s High Technology and Board practices in Silicon Valley. Her work focused on placing Board Directors and other senior executives at large and small companies within the technology sector.
Miia holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from San Francisco State University.