Beth Turner is a General Partner at SV Angel. Prior to joining, Beth ran operations and invested with a family office focused on seed-stage opportunities, investing in companies such as Clover Health (NASDAQ: CLOV), Flatiron Health (acq. by Roche), LifeLock (formerly NYSE: LOCK), Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN), LuckySort (acq. by Twitter), and RigUp. Prior to this, Beth was managing director of a consulting firm and worked with an international NGO with an operational focus in East Africa and the Middle East. Beth was an early employee at the ad-tech startup Adaptly (acq. by Accenture) and lived in Tel Aviv, Israel while working for Netafim (acq. by Mexichem).
She is a Siemens Westinghouse Scholar, has spoken at various events including TEDx and The World Space Conference and is the youngest person to ever record and submit data from an asteroid occultation. She is also a musician (performing the national anthem for NBA/NFL, with the Houston Grand Opera, and on an album with Albany records). Beth graduated from MIT with a major in Civil and Environmental Engineering and minors in Physics and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS). Beth was also chosen for her climate advocacy and climate research to travel with polar explorer Robert Swan to Antarctica to raise awareness for the continent and globes growing environmental threats. Philanthropically, Beth is co-founder of USA for UNHCR's (The UN Refugee Agency) Humanitarian Coalition and on the Board of Directors at USA for UNHCR.