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Jean Kovacs

Chairperson

Jean has more than 30 years’ experience directing technology companies, delivering exceptional results with growing enterprises. Jean is currently president of the Northern California Chapter of the HBS Alumni Angels, a forum for Harvard alumni to connect with, learn about, and invest in quality early-stage companies. Her extensive resumé includes serving as CEO and co-founder of Comergent Technologies, and co-founder and executive vice-president of Qualix Group. She was named to the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Business Journal’s list of Most Influential Women in Business and has been profiled in Fortune, The Financial Times, Computerworld, Internet World, and InfoWorld.

Jean holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Northeastern University. She currently sits on various technology boards and is an advisor to two investment groups. Jean is also Board Chair Emeritus of BUILD, a nonprofit organization that works with high-school students in under-resourced communities.