We are pleased to welcome Jodi Goldstein to the Founders Workbench Advisory Board. Jodi is the Managing Director of the Harvard Innovation Lab – the noted “i-lab” – where she applies her deep passion for entrepreneurship in support of the next generation of innovators. She has been with the i-lab since its opening in 2011.
Jodi is particularly well-suited to catalyzing innovation – she’s an entrepreneur herself. Her professional background includes more than 15 years of experience as a high-tech entrepreneur and as an investor with a focus on innovative consumer technologies. Jodi has been on the management team of several venture-backed startups including iMarket (sold to D&B), Planetall (sold to Amazon for over $100M), Send.com, Hoteluxury.com, Mobicious, and most recently was a co-founder of Drync, a mobile app for wine (a 2011 MassChallenge winner). Jodi was also an investor at TA Associates (Venture Capital) where she specialized in retail and consumer products.
Jodi began her career at General Electric in their FMP program and was a member of their Corporate Audit Staff, the internal consulting arm of GE. Jodi has an MBA from Harvard and a B.S. in International Business from the University of Vermont. Jodi is an avid snowboarder, cyclist, rider and a Private Pilot.
We’re looking forward to sharing Jodi’s insights and expertise on the FWB blog!