Gina Bianchini

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Gina Bianchini
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Born 1972 (age 45–46)
Residence Saratoga, Santa Clara County, California[1]
Nationality American
Alma mater Stanford University (Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1994)
Stanford Graduate School of Business (MBA, 2000)
Occupation Entrepreneur in residence, Andreessen Horowitz
Known for Founder of Ning
Spouse(s) John Alstrom[2]

Gina Bianchini (born 1972) is an American entrepreneur and investor. She was CEO of Ning, which she co-founded with Marc Andreessen. Since leaving Ning in March 2010, she has been an entrepreneur in residence at the Andreessen Horowitz venture firm.[3]

In September 2011, Bianchini became head of a privately funded Palo Alto start-up Mighty Networks.[4] Additionally in 2011, Bianchini became an angel investor in Levo League along with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.[5]

Prior to Ning, Bianchini was co-founder and president of Harmonic Communications which was acquired by Dentsu.[citation needed] She has also held positions at CKS Group and Goldman Sachs & Co.[6]

She graduated from Stanford University in 1994 and has also been featured on the cover of Fortune magazine.[7]


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