Claudia is the Director of the Roberts Innovation Fund in Yale Ventures at Yale University.
She previously served as Senior Vice President, Digital Services & Labs at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she led innovation and digital transformation efforts following the acquisition of her first startup company. In 2018 she joined Techstars, first as a Managing Director where she led investments in additive manufacturing and sustainable packaging tech companies, and then as General Manager, Americas East where she took on responsibility for accelerators on the East Coast and in Canada. Her first book, "Yes, You Can Do This! How Women Start Up, Scale Up, and Build the Life They Want" (Wiley 2020) debuted as a #1 New Release Bestseller on Amazon in 2020 for Business & Entrepreneurship. She previously served on the Board of Directors of Lessonly, a venture-backed SaaS company until its successful exit in 2021.