Chief of Staff
Lauren Kellum is Chief of Staff at High Alpha Innovation where she focuses on connecting the business strategy to . Prior to this role, Lauren was Platform Lead at HAI, building out tools, process, and resources for the team and portfolio. Lauren’s early career was spent as a UI/UX designer and later design operations lead at a Series A startup. There she lead a remote product design team, managed client relationships, and managed a variety of operational activities across the business. Lauren earned a BS in Visual Communication Design from IU Indianapolis. Her design thinking background and passion for solving problems through a human-centered approach have played a significant impact in her work in early-stage startups. Lauren lives in Indianapolis with her husband, daughter, and dog.