Managing Partner, GSV AcceleraTE Fund
Deborah is the Managing Partner of GSV AcceleraTE Fund, a venture capital fund investing in the $2T education and talent technology sector. She is the Co-founder of the ASU GSV Summit, an event that attracts over 4,900 attendees annually. Previously Deborah co-founded ThinkEquity Partners, a boutique technology focused investment bank, which was acquired in 2007. Prior to ThinkEquity Partners, she was a Managing Director in Investment Banking and head of the Global Growth Group at Merrill Lynch & Co. She currently serves on the boards of Ascend Learning (a portfolio company of Blackstone and CCCP), Degreed, The Educational Testing Service (ETS), Intellispark, Mighty, Remind, and Turnitin. Deborah graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Princeton University, and an MBA from Harvard University.