“I love founders who aren’t taking the easy road. I know firsthand that it takes a different kind of entrepreneur and team, and a different kind of investor to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the real world and am inspired by those who set out on that journey.”″
As an operator, Rachel had a passion for growth and has managed almost every function from operations to marketing, engineering, product, and customer support teams. Rachel co-founded Construct Capital to bring that experience to early stage investing, supporting founders as they set out, and to build hyper scale. Before leaving Uber in 2020, Rachel was a long-time member of Uber’s Executive Leadership Team having spent almost a decade at the company. She began as one of the company’s first 30 employees and her role quickly expanded to running the US & Canada Rides business in addition to Global Marketing and Brand, and Customer Operations, which represented nearly half of Uber’s bookings, and just under half of the employees. Rachel then led the company’s New Mobility organization, which includes the JUMP eBike and eScooter businesses as well as running Uber’s Incubator which funds and develops new products and services on the Uber platform.
Before launching Construct, Rachel invested in companies such as Calibrate, Urbanstems, and Caribou, where she serves on the board today. Rachel began her career at Bain & Company. She graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College as a 4‑year All-American tennis player and earned her MBA from Stanford University, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar. She was featured on Fortune’s 40 under 40 and was named by Fast Company as One of the Most Creative People in Business. Rachel is a native New Yorker, and Mom of 3.