Eleanor Haglund is an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School and Founder and CEO of Aspire 360, a network of startup CEOs that support each other's growth.
After studying Creative Writing, Psychology and Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University, she founded two startups: one in the e-book publishing space and the other in the pharmaceutical space. She was an inaugural member of the Innovation Scholars Program in Project Olympus and has participated in two accelerator programs (Health Wildcatters and eLab NYC). She has won awards in several startup competitions, including the McGinnis Competition, the CMU Venture Challenge and Hack-a- Startup.
In college, she volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician, responding to medical emergencies in the Pittsburgh area as a Crew Chief. She is also an avid reader and writer of two novels.