Gigi Brisson has been investing for over 30 years in both public and private high-tech companies including Verisign, Omniture, and Salesforce.com. She continues to identify and invest in emerging technologies and platforms, especially those oriented toward social good, including blockchain, and sits on the Global Blockchain Business Council. Gigi is passionate about nature and founded Ocean Elders in order to merge the deep knowledge of scientists with the power of amplifiers (successful and recognized individuals with significant and diverse audiences) so critical scientific comprehension and data would spread to broader spheres, including government and business. Ms. Brisson has served on a number of boards in both the technology and non-profit sectors. She received her M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern Business School and her B.S. from Northwestern University. Gigi is an amateur birder and flies vintage aircraft. She and her husband own a ranch with many well-loved animals.