Carolyn Bao

Lecturer in Management – Entrepreneurship

Carolyn Bao is a faculty member of Entrepreneurship at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business

Besides teaching at Rice, Carolyn works as a Product Marketing Consultant to QuickBooks Online Advanced product at Intuit. Prior to that,  Carolyn led global product marketing for advertising measurement products at Facebook and held product marketing leadership roles at global leading companies, such as BrightEdge Technologies, Inc. and Visa.

Carolyn is passionate about developing others through teaching with real-world examples. Since 2013, she has been invited as guest lecturer at a few leading universities, such as University of Connecticut’s MBA program and Tsinghua University. She also published a self-paced online product marketing course in 2019 on the MartTechApe platform.

A firm believer in entrepreneurship, Carolyn frequently advises startups and has personally invested into startups such as Volta Charging and Lime.

Carolyn holds an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.