Ann is a leading business strategist and acceleration coach to Silicon Valley executives, entrepreneurs and corporations for more than 25 years. Ann’s expertise and passion lies within helping all leaders understand new innovation design and leadership frameworks for the 21st century. Her clients are innovators from Apple, Cisco, Google, Pinterest, SGI, Skype, Stanford University, Pfizer, Conceptus, Girls for a Change, and the U.S. Department of Energy. She is a graduate of University of California, Davis and studied the complexity in the earth. Ann lives in the heart of Silicon Valley where she and her husband raised their two daughters in Palo Alto.