Melissa Bridgeford

Founder & CEO


Melissa Bridgeford is the co-founder and CEO of Wizard, a powerful AI-driven platform that enables users to bypass the web and execute their entire shopping experience via text. In October 2021, Wizard announced it had raised a $50M Series A, led by NEA’s Tony Florence with participation from Marc Lore (co-founder of Wizard) and Accel. Prior to Wizard, Melissa founded Stylust, a conversational commerce startup based in Austin, TX. Melissa is an alumna of Harvard Business School and the University of Florida.