Ms. Andrea Kalmansis the Co-Founder and serves as Leader, Technology Practice at Lontra Ventures. Ms. Kalmans serves as Advisor at Atlas Wearables. She served as Advisor at FunnelAI. She served as Advisor at Clarify. She serves at Joshin. She serves as an Advisor at Molecula. She has built the Technology portfolio with passion and energy as well as focus and discipline. At her core, she embraces founder-friendly ideals and practices. She is looking to partner with founders tackling massive market opportunities and explosive growth rates. The current portfolio (as shown below) is targeted in artificial intelligence, analytics, audio and video, big data, database technologies, developer tools, high-performance computing, IT infrastructure, IoT, and Web optimization. We back delivery models ranging from API, SaaS, PaaS, and Enterprise Sales. Her strengths reside in identifying emerging trends and finding the best people to deliver that innovation. In her advising capacity, She works side-by-side with founders in crafting messaging to best drive sales business development as well as to achieve product/market fit. She spends her time in innovation hubs such as Techstars, Capital Factory, the Dell Medical Catalyst Program, and with the RealCo Accelerator/Geekdom Fund. Prior to joining Lontra Ventures, she ran a $700 M Global P&L for Dell and worked in the Media Investment Bank of Salomon Smith Barney in NYC. She holds an MBA from UT-Austin and a degree in Finance/Economics from UW-Madison where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She serves as Board Member at RackN.