Claire Whedbee is a versatile events marketer, producer, and strategist with a passion for creating memorable moments and building connection through live experiences. With over ten years of diverse professional and industry experience, she brings her background in design, food, technology, and media, as well as expertise in driving impact through events, to Meteorite.
Claire’s career has been largely focused on developing strong foundations for events strategy and execution for early-stage companies – setting up critical processes from scratch to allow for sustainable growth. Prior to Meteorite, Claire served as the Director of Events at Protocol, the tech media startup founded by news organization POLITICO, where she oversaw the company’s virtual and in-person events program spotlighting editorial talent and delivering high-value thought leadership to audiences and customers. Claire also previously held the position of head of consumer events at Impossible Foods, where she supported the company’s rapid growth from a niche sustainable foods startup to a globally-recognized brand, and as a member of the global events and experience team at design and innovation firm, IDEO.
Claire is based in San Francisco and holds a B.A. in Sociology from Occidental College.