Joaquin Alvarado is the founder of StudioToBe a content development studio and collaborative workspace in Oakland, California.
Charles Armstrong is the founder and CEO of the Trampery.
Clem Bason — Board Chair
Clem Bason is CEO of DealBase and goSeek.
Mr. Frank was most recently CEO of Z Gallerie after serving as managing director for Japan at Gap Inc. and vice president of strategy and business development for Gap's Banana Republic division.
Mark Gitenstein is the Former United States Ambassador to Romania.
Mr. Gitenstein was formerly special counsel in the Government & Global Trade practice in Mayer Brown LLP’s Washington, DC office. He was appointed in 2009 by President Barack Obama to serve as the United States Ambassador to Romania, completing his term of service at the end of 2012. Along with Ted Kaufman, Mark was Co-Chair of Vice President Biden’s transition team in 2008. As US Ambassador to Romania, Mark actively promoted a fair and transparent environment for all investors and encouraged greater private sector involvement in state-owned enterprises. In 2012, Romanian President Traian Băsescu awarded Mark with the Star of Romanian Grand Cross, the country’s highest civil order. Before undertaking his ambassadorial role, Mark spent two decades as a partner at Mayer Brown. He was also previously the executive director of the Foundation for Change, Inc. and held several senior-level government positions, including chief counsel to the US Senate’s Judiciary Committee and chief counsel for the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Criminal Justice. He also served as counsel to the US Senate Intelligence Committee and counsel to the Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights.
Mark is the author of Matters of Principle, an award-winning book on his experience managing the Judiciary Committee staff during the confirmation battle over the nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court.
Tony Grimminck is the co-founder of International Connector LLC, a boutique advisory firm focused on innovation.
Reto Jauch — Board Vice Chair
Reto Jauch is the managing partner of Schulthess Zimmermann & Jauch, an executive search firm. He conducts board and senior-level executive search assignments and advises business leaders on organization design and development.
Todd Khozein is a managing partner of SecondMuse, a firm that applies the art and science of collaboration to enable businesses and organizations to create positive impact.
Anthony Lee is managing director of Altos Ventures, a first-stage technology venture capital fund.
Before joining Altos, Anthony led marketing efforts for three start-up companies, including Evolve Software (later acquired by Oracle). Anthony also co-founded and co-chaired the C100, a network of top Canadian technology leaders dedicated to supporting Canadian entrepreneurs.
He is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and served as a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Anthony is also a founding member of the Full Circle Fund, a venture philanthropy group based in San Francisco. Anthony received his MBA from Stanford University and earned a B.A. in politics and economics from Princeton University.
Julie Pietrantoni — Audit Chair
Julie Pietrantoni is an associate in the Technology Transactions Group at Cooley, LLP.
Michael Saunders — Board Treasurer
Michael Saunders is the president of Information Organizers, LLC.
Sheila Warren is the Head of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology at World Economic Forum.
Camille Watson is the senior vice president of marketing at JumpstartMD, northern California's largest medical wellness practice that provides safe, swift, and sustainable weight loss.