Betsy Cohen


Memberships & Affiliations

Former Economics Fellow and Current Member, Council on Foreign Relations
Board Member, Student Sponsor Partners

Betsy Cohen

Betsy Cohen

President, Teneo Ventures

Ms. Cohen is the President of Teneo Ventures. She has 20 years’ experience in executive operating roles, financial management, and investment in high-growth companies.

Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Cohen was CFO and CAO of Merchantry, which was acquired by Tradeshift.

Previously, Ms. Cohen was co-founder and CFO of a marketing intelligence company bought by The Nielsen Company. She also served as EVP of DialogBank Russia, where Ms. Cohen launched and ran various divisions of the commercial bank division of Troika Dialog, bought by Sberbank. She also previously worked in the private equity group at Oaktree Capital and the corporate finance division of J.P. Morgan.

Ms. Cohen is a former economics fellow and current member at the Council on Foreign Relations. She also serves on the board of Student Sponsor Partners.

Ms. Cohen has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Harvard University in Russian language and Slavic studies. She lives in New York with her husband and two children.