Joanne is a partner at Foundation Capital, where she works with passionate entrepreneurs who use data assets to disrupt business functions and verticals. She is particularly interested in applications that leverage AI to automate existing workflows or create new services.
Joanne works closely with the teams at Mya Systems, TubiTV, Custora, Localytics, Findera, and Quilt Data. Joanne began her career as an engineer at Cisco Systems and later co-founded a mobile gaming company. She also spent many years working on Wall Street at Jefferies & Company, helping tech companies go through the IPO and M&A processes, and at Probitas Partners, advising venture firms on their own fundraising process. She was an angel investor for two years at Hyde Park Angels prior to joining Foundation.
Joanne has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.