Ep. 324 – Chief of Staff, Elevenlabs, Victoria Weller

Oct 24, 2023

Ever wondered how a Chief of Staff’s journey from studying astrophysics to space medicine and working on quantum secure data encryption led her to become a key player in a fast-growing AI company, ElevenLabs? Brace yourself for a fascinating story that spans across continents and fields.

Victoria Weller, the Chief of Staff at ElevenLabs, takes us on a whirlwind journey through her life, starting from an international school in Munich to studying astrophysics in Edinburgh. Her exploration of space continued at the Center for Space Medicine in Berlin, where she delved into the cardiovascular changes in microgravity, adding valuable contributions to the field.

A pivot to physics led her to a micro-satellite startup in Berlin, where she simulated sun baffles, optimizing satellite cameras for capturing starlight. The adventure continued as she pursued a master’s in Applied Physics at Columbia University in New York, eventually joining a quantum secure data encryption startup, Crypt, as a project manager.

Victoria’s narrative unfolds in the fast-paced world of data tech at Palantir, where she worked as a reliability engineer, navigating the challenges of a startup in New York, and then moving to London. Her latest chapter unfolds at ElevenLabs, a text-to-speech AI company, where she serves as Chief of Staff, orchestrating internal operations, compliance, hiring, and more.

Go listen to the full episode now on the Second in Command Podcast YouTube channel to delve deeper into Victoria’s incredible journey and the insights she gained along the way.

What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • Victoria’s international upbringing and educational journey.
  • Research in space medicine and its applications.
  • Simulating sun baffles for micro-satellites.
  • Transitioning from astrophysics to quantum secure data encryption.
  • The dynamics of working in the data tech world at Palantir.
  • Chief of Staff role at ElevenLabs and its multifaceted responsibilities.
  • The intersection of technology, space, and AI.
  • And so much more…


Written By Cameron Herold

Written By Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold is known around the world as THE CEO WHISPERER. He is the mastermind behind hundreds of company's exponential growth. Cameron's built a dynamic consultancy: his current clients include a "Big 4" wireless carrier and a monarchy. What do his clients say they like most about him? He isn't a theory guy they like that Cameron speaks only from experience. He earned his reputation as the CEO Whisperer by guiding his clients to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less. Cameron is a top-rated international speaker and has been paid to speak in 26 countries. He is also the top-rated lecturer at EO/MIT's Entrepreneurial Masters Program and a powerful and effective speaker at Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer leadership events around the world.

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