Lisa Gansky

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Lisa Gansky
Dan Rosenweig and Lisa Gansky.jpg
Born (1961-05-01) May 1, 1961 (age 57)
United States
Residence Napa Valley, CA
Occupation • former Founder of ofoto
• Co-Founder of GNN
• Co-Founder of Dos Margaritas

Lisa Gansky (born May 1, 1961) is an American entrepreneur and author of the bestselling book The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing[1]. In July 2010, she launched the Global Share Economy (Mesh) Directory to support the community of Share-based businesses and organizations. Lisa is an international thought leader, writer and speaker on the topic of the collaborative economy or sharing economy, open innovation and entrepreneurship.

She was co-founder, CEO and chairman of Ofoto,[2] and, post acquisition, President of Eastman Kodak Company’s Digital Imaging Services division.[3] In addition to her roles at Ofoto and Eastman Kodak, she is an investor and advisor to 11:FS, Breather, Clear Cove Systems, Feastly, Greenbiz, Honest Buildings, Instructables, Miso Tasty, Munchery, Neighborly, OpenRov, RelayRides, Science Exchange, Scoot Networks, Sidecar, Solar Mosaic, Storefront, Taskrabbit, Traity, Tripping, Vayable, Yerdle and founder Mesh Labs.

When Global Network Navigator (GNN), the commercial web site and portal founded in 1993, was purchased by America Online in 1995, Gansky moved to AOL and became Vice President of Internet Properties and Services, overseeing Webcrawler, GNN, internet software, AOL internet investments (ivillage), and online advertising and e-commerce.

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  1. ^ The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing (PDF). Portfolio/Penguin. 2010. 
  2. ^ "Keen On … with Lisa Gansky: Denies she's a communist (TCTV)". TechCrunch. September 22, 2010. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Web 2.0 Conference". Retrieved March 5, 2014. 

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