Tech Council


Tech Council

Springboard’s Technology Council is a well connected, highly respected group of experts across the world of fintech, edtech, fashiontech, security, cloud, big data and analytics, and other technology verticals who invest their “human capital” in Springboard and our pipeline of high-growth, women-led companies.

Members advise and support our annual media/tech industry initiatives by actively advocating on behalf of Springboard among peers and within the business community and by leveraging their expertise and network to provide connections, perspective, prestige and strategic input.

Dana Beth Ardi | Founder & Managing Director, Corporate Anthropology Advisors, LLC

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Nilanjana Bhowmik | Partner, Longworth Venture Partners

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Connie Connors | Consultant, Connors Communications

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Luan Cox | Founder & CEO, FinMkt

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Debra Danielson | CTO, Digital Guardian

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Jennifer “JJ” Davis | SVP, Global Communications, Dell

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Beth Ferreira | Managing Director, FirstMark Capital

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Lauren Flanagan | Managing Partner, BELLE Capital USA

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Dayna Grayson | Partner, New Enterprise Associates

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Sonja Hoel Perkins | Managing Director, The Perkins Fund

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David Horowitz | Founder & CEO, Touchdown Ventures


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Claudia Iannazzo | CEO, Catalisto

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Maha Ibrahim | General Partner, Canaan Partners

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Paula Jagemann | Founder & CEO, Someone With Group

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Lorrie Keating Heinemann | President & CEO, Madison Development Corporation

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Laura Kennedy | VP of Corporate Development, Techstars

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Daphne Kis | Co-founder & CEO, Litmus Health

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Nataly Kogan | Co-Founder & Chief Happiness Officer, Happier Inc.

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Susan Lyne | President, BBG Ventures

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Fran Maier | Co-Founder & CEO, BabyQuip

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Joy Marcus | Venture Partner, Jersusalem Venture Partners

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Lucy McQuilken | CFO, WHOOP

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Heather Myers | President & Founder, Spark No.9

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Patricia Nakache | General Partner, Trinity Ventures

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Myra Norton | President and COO, Arena

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Cindy Padnos | Founder & Managing Partner, Illuminate Ventures

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Landon Pollack | Managing Partner, Ignite Venture Partners

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Lexa Pope | Chief People Officer, Cityblock Health

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Lauren-Kristine Pryzant | Former Senior Analyst, Mercury Fund

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Laurie Racine | Co-Founder, Thunkable

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Judy Robinett | Founder & President, JRobinett Enterprises

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Heidi Roizen | Partner, Threshold Ventures

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Rochelle Rothstein | Executive VP of Innovation and Product Strategy, Kaplan Test Prep

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Debra Walton | Global Managing Director, Customer Proposition, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

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Rachel Weiss | Vice President of Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship, L'Oréal

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Cherie Whitney | VP, Strategic Planning & Corporate Development, Virtustream

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Sharon Wienbar | Former Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners

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