Melissa Tidwell is currently advising a wide range of technology start-ups ranging from Seed to Series D, while also serving as co-President of the Georgetown Technology Alliance and acting as a member of the Advisory Jury of the NYU Venture Fund. She is formerly the Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Reddit, Inc. where she advised on a wide range of legal and business matters and managed the company’s Legal, Policy, and Communications groups. Before Reddit, Melissa was Senior Counsel at Google, advising the Product, Engineering, Business Development, and Sales teams on a variety of Google products. She started her legal practice at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York before moving to Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. Melissa earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A in American Studies from Georgetown University.