Ms. Jo Ann Corkran serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner at Golden Seeds. She is a Board Observer of Groupize. She serves as Board Member at MeetElise. She also serves as General Partner and Managing Partner at Golden Seeds Venture Fund. She is also an angel investor. She serves as Chairperson at ProSeeder Technologies. She has been a lead investor on multiple transactions at Golden Seeds including life sciences and technology deals. She sits on the board of Crimson Hexagon, a social media monitoring company in the Golden Seeds portfolio. She served as Board Member at Bespoke Global. She is also an instructor in the Golden Seeds Knowledge Institute. Prior to joining Golden Seeds, she spent the majority of her 20 plus year Wall Street career at Credit Suisse. Most recently at CS Asset Management (CSAM) she was Global Head of Cash and Short Duration and had responsibility for over $20 billion of assets. Earlier at CSAM she managed all of the U.S. domestic securitized assets and eventually all U.S. Core Fixed Income Assets. Prior to joining CSAM, she managed the MBS, ABS and CMBS Research Department at Morgan Stanley and earlier developed mortgage portfolio strategies in the research department at First Boston. She started her career as a Consulting Actuary in the Econometric Modeling Area of Buck Consultants. Through her Not-for-Profit Experience has sat on the Investment Committee of the Common Endowment Fund of the UUA 2003-2009 and the Socially Responsible Investing Committee UUA 2002-2003. She holds a BS in Mathematics from NYU and was a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (Lapsed).