Who we are

Lauren Farleigh,
Co-founder & CEO

Lauren was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska and studied at Dartmouth College. Before Dote, Lauren worked as a PM at Pocket Gems, a mobile gaming company. Prior to that, she was also a consultant at Bain & Company. Lauren loves to shop and her favorite stores are Aritzia, Madewell and lululemon.

Christie Paz,
Co-Founder & Head of Engineering

Christie was born and raised in the Bay Area, where she also received her B.S. and M.S. at UC Berkeley and Stanford, respectively. Before Dote, she worked on mobile games at Pocket Gems in San Francisco. Christie enjoys shopping for casual, affordable clothes & especially loves the Disney items at Hot Topic.

Zulaikha Farid, Marketing

Zulaikha was born in Malaysia, grew up in New York and Georgia, and studied at Georgia Tech. She worked in Asia for a year before exploring the startup community in Atlanta. Zulaikha is an avid supporter of local designers and enjoys shopping on her mobile devices