Helen J. Stoddard is a Partner focused on Event Marketing for a16z crypto. Her areas of focus include experiences & events, offsites & conferences and hospitality & gifting for our internal and external partners. Prior to joining a16z crypto, Helen spent the last five years as the Head of Global Events, Experiential Marketing & Live Programing for Twitter. Before that, Helen spent significant time in the Arts & Entertainment sector with time at Nickelodeon, The Public Theater, LogoTV and The Late Show with David Letterman. She started her career helping Bette Midler run The New York Restoration Project, cleaning forgotten parks and public spaces in NYC. Helen is a Music, Art & Theater Addict based in NYC. She hopes to one day have a dog named Hockney.