April Underwood

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April is a product leader and angel investor who has created category-defining businesses over the past decade.

She is a founding partner of the angel investing collective #Angels and a member of the board of directors for Zillow Group. Until 2019, April was Chief Product Officer at Slack Technologies, Inc., a cloud-based software company that builds professional collaboration tools. Prior to joining Slack, April was director of product at Twitter from 2010 to 2015.

Previously, April has held product, partnerships, and engineering roles at Google, Travelocity, and Intel. April holds a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems and Business Honors from The University of Texas at Austin, and an M.B.A. from The University of California at Berkeley. April has received numerous honors, including Fast Company's "Most Creative People", Fortune's "40 Under 40", and the highest alumni honor for professional achievement from The University of Texas at Austin, the "Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award".

April was born and raised in Texas and is a 5th generation Texan – or she was, until she moved west. April and her family reside in California.

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