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Elected to the Board by the self-perpetuating board in March 2018. Term expires in March 2024. Born in West Palm Beach, Florida, and raised in Mt Snow, Vermont. Educated at UVM, BS, Business, 1989; and Harvard, MBA, 1996. Jodi is currently the Executive Director of Harvard Innovation Labs. She has been a key member of the i-lab management team since its launch in 2011. In 2014, she spearheaded the Launch Lab, an incubator for Harvard alumni, and in 2016 she opened the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab to support life sciences ventures. Jodi has more than 25 years of experience as a start-up executive, co-founder and investor. She has been on the management team of several venture backed start-ups including iMarket and Planetall,, and Mobicious. She co-founded Drync, a mobile app that allows consumers to research and purchase wine. Jodi began her career at GE as a member of the company's corporate audit staff, the internal consulting arm of GE, and was an investor at TA Associates, a venture capital firm. She was the UVM Grossman School of Business 2017 Commencement Speaker. She currently serves as an advisory board member for the following groups: NFL Players Association OneTeam Collective, Founder's Workbench by Goodwin Proctor, Sports Innovation Lab, and XFund. Jodi formerly served as a board member of the Pan Mass Challenge, of the Boston 2024 Olympic Committee, and HubWeek Boston. Married to Jamie Goldstein; they have three children, Coby, Casey, and Eli.

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