High-profile high technology executive with a track record of successful angel and venture capital investments and operating experience in corporate development and product management at high growth technology companies. Honored by the San Jose Business Journal as a Women of Influence in the Silicon Valley (2009). Frequently invited to speak at industry events and at graduate schools of business and engineering.
Recognized as a value added board member, charismatic leader and team builder as well as for the ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with C-suite executives, investors, customers and a wide range of stakeholders. Expert knowledge of and ability to participate in M&A transactions, partnerships, and closing deals.
Possess deep knowledge of the consumer Internet and financial technology sectors and a passion for leading high-growth products, services, and organizations. Experience includes a key software product management role with SGI.
Excel at helping companies with business development, product and go to market strategy and at making important connections (people, companies) that accelerate growth. Have advised and worked with numerous start-ups. Investments include: Powerset (MSFT), Xactly (XTLY), Galvanize Labs, Facebook (via secondary), Krome Photos, ShopItToMe and others. Serve on a number of boards and advisory boards.