Dr. Ann Miura-Ko serves as Co-Founding Partner at Floodgate Fund. Her investment interests include innovations in e-commerce, security, and big data. She served as Board Member at Make Community, AyasdiAI, Symphony, Chloe and Isabel. She currently serves as Board Member at Popshop Live, Loris, Thinkful, Monthly, Roo Veterinary, Wanelo, Lyft, Refinery29, Zimride, Inscopix, Nirvana Energy Systems and CSS. She was previously a board member of TaskRabbit. In addition to serving at Floodgate, she is a lecturer in the School of Engineering at Stanford University, where she got her Ph.D. focused on the mathematical modeling of computer security. She teaches High Tech Entrepreneurship with Steve Blank and is a frequent lecturer in courses such as Technology Venture Formation, High-tech Entrepreneurship, and the Mayfield Fellows Program. Prior to joining Floodgate and her stint at Stanford, she worked at Charles River Ventures and McKinsey and Company. She developed an early passion for robotics and went on to major in electrical engineering at Yale University where she received her BS degree.