Heather Widman



As a Principal at Building Ventures, Heather leverages her fifteen plus years of technology and startup experience to source and evaluate prospective investment opportunities as well as advise current portfolio companies lending expertise in go-to-market and product strategy.

Before joining Building Ventures, Heather led the Product, Customer and Brand Marketing functions at SaaS startup WordStream, acquired by Gannett in 2018. Prior to WordStream, she held product management and marketing leadership positions at Boston startup ownerIQ and Fortune 25 Express Scripts in St. Louis, MO. Heather is actively involved in the Boston startup ecosystem through organizations including MassChallenge, MassTLC, TechStars and designX. 

Heather received her BA from Boston College and her MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. She resides in Boston.