Sheila Lirio Marcelo is co-founder and CEO of Proof of Learn, a web3 learning platform with a mission to unlock accessible, high-quality education across the world. Prior to POL, Sheila was a Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). In 2006, before joining NEA, she founded Care.com, where she was Chairwoman and CEO until early 2020. Under Marcelo’s leadership, Care.com experienced an over 100% year-over-year growth, went public in early 2014, and was sold to IAC in early 2020. Today, Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care, serving more than 35 million people across 20 countries.
Prior to founding Care.com, Sheila worked at other mission-driven companies. She was VP of Product Management and Marketing at Upromise, a service that helped families save for college. She was also Entrepreneur in Residence at Matrix Partners, where she developed the plan for Care.com.