Ellen Levy serves as a Director. Dr. Levy is the Founder & Managing Director of Silicon Valley Connect, working with organizations and entrepreneurs on opportunities for “networked innovation”, while also managing a portfolio of 50+ startups as an angel investor/advisor (a sample of investments including: RelateIQ, acquired by Salesforce; Accompany, acquired by Cisco; Outreach, BetterUp; DoctorOnDemand; Happiest Baby; Trusted Health). Additionally, she is a member of the Board of Directors of commercial real estate finance company Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD), financial services company CAIS, social network for military and veterans company Rallypoint, and from 2015-2020, education technology company Instructure (NYSE: INST). Dr. Levy spent nearly a decade (2003-2012) working with LinkedIn, including as Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy and member of the Executive Team following her original role as Advisory Board member when the company was first founded. Over her career, Ellen has held formal roles in venture capital (Softbank Venture Capital; NeoCarta Ventures; Draper Fisher Jurvetson), startups (WhoWhere, bought by Lycos; Softbook Press, bought by Gemstar TVGuide; LinkedIn, bought by Microsoft), technology think tanks (Interval Research), large corporations (Apple Computer; PriceWaterhouse Coopers), and universities (Harvard; Stanford; Arizona State University). Dr. Levy has a BA from the University of Michigan, and MA & PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Stanford University.