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Vessy Tasheva

Vessy Tasheva

Founder & CEO, Speaker, Author, Consultant, Startup Advisor, Angel Investor,
Vessy is fascinated by and dedicated to researching and educating leaders how to build and repair trust internally and externally, especially under the pressures of hypergrowth, pre-IPO readiness, M&As as well as layoffs, restructuring, and crisis. In 2023 Vessy delivered a masters dissertation on Trust at Trinity College Dublin as part of MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Trinity’s School of Medicine. has been recognised as DEIB and Culture thought leader for 5 years in a row and with the recently authored "2024 The Impact of Trust Report", Vessy and team are raising the bar once again! The report focuses on actionable insights, rituals and routines on how top tech leaders build and repair trust internally with employees, as well as externally with clients, partners, and investors during the pressures of fundraising, hypergrowth, layoffs, restructuring, as well as before and after IPOs or M&A. The report features 10 top tech companies from North America & Europe with 6 - 2,200 employees: Automattic, Hubject, Plan A, Reward Gateway, Sentur, Daye, Progress Software, Jobylon, Telerik Academy, Mitto and a bonus feature – Ireland's social innovation fund, Rethink Ireland. In the 11 years, prior to becoming a founder, Vessy has worked as Chief Strategy Officer of a talent tech startup, as well as in various roles across product, marketing, and culture in companies between 4 and 800 employees. Vessy is also an angel investor in digital health ( & mental health (, as well as Advisory Board Member of Deystvie (bringing change to the lives of LGBTI people in Bulgaria) and Diversity & Inclusion Board Member of Positive Luxury (shaping a sustainable future for luxury).