McLaren Gould joined Atlas Venture in 2021 as executive assistant to Peter Barrett and Kevin Bitterman. Prior to joining Atlas, McLaren was an HR generalist and executive assistant to the CEO of IANS, an information security consultancy. At IANS, McLaren supported talent acquisition, onboarding, and employee relations in addition to executive administration. Before joining IANS, McLaren spent 6 years at MIT Sloan coordinating international collaborations, including the Asia School of Business, and student consulting projects.
McLaren holds a BA with distinction from the Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies and an MBA from The Lisbon MBA, a partnership between NOVA and Catolica universities in collaboration with MIT Sloan. Outside the office, McLaren enjoys comedy open mic nights and hosting dinner parties.