Unreasonable Mentors

Erin Rand

Navigator for Fast Growing Companies, COO of Plastic Bank

Erin is an Unreasonable Mentor. Erin has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable FUTURE 2021, and has advised over 28 Unreasonable companies.
A TEDx speaker and serial business scaler, Erin’s passion is helping tech founders who are changing the world identify the keys to igniting accelerated growth and accelerated impact. 
Erin currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Plastic Bank, a company dedicated to stopping ocean plastic by empowering disenfranchised communities to exchange any type of plastic for currency - a revolutionary economic model built on a scalable blockchain solution. Previously, she served as COO at Atipica and ServiceRocket and held leadership positions at Brocade, Netapp and IBM. Erin serves as a mentor for Techstars and Unreasonable Group accelerators, as well as an advisor to several leading-edge, emergent technology endeavors. She is the recipient of the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Women of Influence 2015 Award. Erin is a ginger, a hiker, a Las Vegas poker player and a bit of a geek who holds degrees in engineering and mathematics.