Lisa believes in the transformative power of leadership and works with organizations from private equity and venture capital firms to Fortune 100 technology and industrial players to recruit CEOs, board directors and C-level tech and product executives. She has navigated the entire startup life cycle, from securing financing to the ultimate sale of an organization, and advises clients on merger integration and ownership transition plans. Lisa also sits on the board of Ronald McDonald House Bay Area Charities.

Expertise

Lisa has specialized experience in:

  • Digital transformation
  • Internet of Things
  • Industrial IoT
  • AI
  • Machine learning
  • SaaS
  • E-commerce
  • Product leadership
  • Supply chain
  • CEO succession
  • Organizational culture and planning
  • Private equity
  • Venture capital
  • Merger integration

 

Recent work

  • Recruiting, assessing and ultimately placing CEOs and COOs for clients including a leading industrial technology organization, enterprise software providers, IoT device manufacturers, and business unit operational leaders for several consumer internet firms
  • Advising major ecommerce and social media organizations that need to scale their technology-enabled operations and tech firms that are competing across new platforms how to evolve their organizational cultures and talent strategies
  • Advising organizations operating in Europe and Asia Pacific on establishing their first GM roles in the U.S.
  • Helping organizations find leaders in emerging disciplines — especially those in IoT, such as 3D printing, AI, machine learning, robotics and autonomous transportation devices

Previous Experience

  • CEO of eMeter, a Siemens company — a multimillion-dollar enterprise software organization — which she helped sell to Siemens
  • Vice president of global and strategic alliances at Chordiant Software
  • Vice president of global sales, alliances and marketing at Aravo Solutions
  • Director of alliance sales at Ariba
  • A variety of product and go-to-market roles at Apple

Education

  • B.A. in business administration from Towson State University, with specializations in marketing and computer science

Practice Areas