Elizabeth “Betsy” Ziegler is the first female CEO of 1871, now ranked as the Number 1 tech incubator in the world. Previously, Betsy was the Chief Innovation Officer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, responsible for portfolio innovation as well as integrating technology into the Kellogg educational experience. From 2011 through September 2015, she served as associate dean of degree programs and dean of students. Prior to Kellogg, she served as a principal in McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office, where she led the firm’s Life Insurance Operations and Technology practice and co-led its Financial Institutions Operations and Technology practice. Ziegler holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and received a B.A. in economics from The Ohio State University.