25 Years Building Better Futures

“What drives me is to accelerate better futures at scale.”

Accelerating Frontier Tech

This has been my lifelong mission, as an entrepreneur and investor. This is why I founded Global Space Ventures and serve on the board of the XPRIZE Foundation, the Pentagon’s Defense Science Board (DSB) and NATO’s Unmanned Maritime Systems Innovation Advisory Board.


Promoting STEM

I’m proud to serve as a board member of the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) where our mission is to inspire math exploration and discovery. (more…)

Championing Diversity

When I started in Finance in the late 1990s,  women were vastly under-represented. My generation raised the glass ceiling but we need to support the next generation move it ever upward! (more…)

My first Start-up

Extend Fertility started as a business plan co-authored with HBS classmates and became in 2003 the first US company to enable women faced with a cancer diagnosis or simply not ready to give up on their dream to have children, to proactively preserve their fertility.


My first Moonshot

Bridging the connectivity gap is the first moonshot I worked on, in the mid 1990’s in the early days of the World Wide Web – one that, space-based broadband, 30 years later,  empowers us to solve at scale. (more…)