- Co-founder of tech PR firm, Consort Partners
- Former Advisor to Japan’s Prime Minister Koizumi (2002-2004) for Foreign Direct Investment & Tourism
- Voted “2004 Agenda Setter” by silicon.com alongside Steve Jobs, Meg Whitman, and Chinese Premier Hu Jintao
- 2008 Stevie Award for Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award, an honor shared by just 4 other women worldwide
- Featured in media including CNN, NBC, BBC, CBS, Fast Company, BusinessWeek, SF Chronicle, Boston Globe, NY Times, Die Welt, The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, etc.
- Personal interests: marathon running (3rd place overall female at Modesto Marathon 2015), hospice volunteer, foster mom, eating