Laura is a consumer software and Internet services industry veteran with two decades of experience leading top consumer brands such as ZoneAlarm, Yahoo and Netscape. She received her M.B.A. from Harvard, plus an M.S.F.S. from Georgetown School of Foreign Service where she graduated with honors. She received her A.B. Magna Cum Laude in Government from Dartmouth and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She has been on staff as a lecturer for International Marketing at Santa Clara University, and serves on the Board of several community non-profit organizations. She has lived in Brazil, England and France and is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and French.