Lynn Perkins is CEO and co-founder of UrbanSitter, a mobile and online service that is reinventing the way parents find trusted childcare. Launched in 2011, quickly Lynn grew UrbanSitter into a national marketplace in less than a year. To date, more than 2 million hours of babysitting have occurred on the platform across 60 cities. An Internet startup veteran, UrbanSitter is Lynn’s third startup experience. Previously, she served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com. Previously, Lynn held roles focused on real estate strategy, services and transactions for Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Gap Inc. and LaSalle Partners. A successful “mompreneur,” Lynn relies on a number of things to keep her energized, including a daily 6:30 AM wake up from her three kids, a good cappuccino, working with a great team, solving real-world problems and of course…great babysitters!

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