Promise Phelon is an Operating Advisor with Pilot Growth Equity.
Promise Phelon is a serial entrepreneur who has raised over $100 million in capital, successfully led turnarounds and multiple venture-backed exits. Today, she is an active investor. As an expert in transformation and hyper-growth of SaaS companies, Promise will focus on go-to-market activities for the fund. She is an expert in SaaS, marketing and “influencer tech,” and holds multiple patents in HR and career workflows.
Promise has been recognized as the Exec of the Year, a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, Top Female Executive by Business Insider and holds other distinctions. She has contributed to Forbes, Inc, NY Times, TechCrunch, WSJ and other publications in addition to delivering keynote addresses at numerous conferences. Promise is an author, recently publishing, “The Way of the Growth Warrior,” which is a guide for entrepreneurs looking to thrive and exploit opportunity in uncertain times. Additionally, she actively mentors entrepreneurs through her Growth Warrior company.
Promise holds Bachelors of Arts from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Pepperdine.