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Erin Lydon

Managing Director & General Manager

Poker Power, a PEAK6 company

Erin Lydon worked on Wall Street when pregnancy was hidden and pay was secret. As a thought leader and frequent speaker on DEI, including a TEDx Talk on equal pay, she inspires audiences to take action and create change in their communities and organizations.

Erin leads Poker Power, a PEAK6 edutech company, with a mission to teach one million women how to play the game. Previously, Erin was the Strategic Advisor to Evil Geniuses, a legendary esports team; a Vice President at JP Morgan; and an independent director on the boards of Marbles: The Brain Store and Roomlinx. She coached 20 All-American athletes at N. Idaho XC, an elite cross country team.

Erin received her MBA in Finance from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and her BA in English from Bates College. Erin lives near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and enjoys alpine skiing, scuba diving and running.

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Founders stories: My life before fintech