Bio Details

Carla Newell

Independent Director
Ms. Newell joined the Fluent Board of Directors in October 2020. She has served as the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Risk Officer at Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, since 2016. She has also served as Chair the Ancestry Enterprise Risk Management Committee and served on multiple international subsidiary boards during her time at Ancestry.  From 2014 to 2016, Ms. Newell served as a strategic advisor to emerging companies, such as Ondine Biomedical, a Canadian developer of light-activated photo-disinfection systems for hospitals, and Coalesce, an early stage software company providing AI-based business research and analysis tools. From 2000 to 2014, Ms. Newell served as Operating General Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures ("TCV"), a leading technology-focused venture capital and private equity firm, where she also served as TCV's designated director and member of audit and compensation committees on multiple private company boards. Prior to joining TCV, Ms. Newell was a Partner at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigan, a leading technology-focused law firm, from 1996 to 2000, and a Partner and Associate at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, a Silicon Valley and San Diego based law firm that is now a part of DLA Piper, from 1985 to 1996.
Independent Director