The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Lisa Gansky (The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing)
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Lisa Gansky

The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Lisa is an author of The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing, to be published by Penguin Press, Fall 2010 and the Mesh Directory live and online at,

For more than 18 years, Lisa has been an entrepreneur and environmentalist focused on building companies and supporting social ventures where there is an opportunity for well timed disruption and a resounding impact. A founder and CEO of several internet companies, including GNN (the first web portal sold to AOL) and the largest consumer photo sharing and print service, Ofoto (sold to Eastman Kodak in 2001), Lisa’s attention is on sustainable ventures with positive social impact. She puts a strong emphasis on clean energy, social networks, accelerating community engagement and awareness & exploring new platforms & business models.

Lisa currently serves as a Director of Dos Margaritas, an environmental foundation with programs focused in Latin America. She is an advisor & investor in several social ventures including: New Resource Bank, Convio, Squidoo, Slide, TasteBook, MePlease, Instructables & Greener World Media.

  • Comcast
  • Bing
  • BlackBerry by Research In Motion
  • Dell
  • Yahoo!
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Canaan Partners
  • iStockphoto
  • Ixaris
  • Meebo
  • Quova
  • TokBox
  • Unity Medical
  • Visa
  • .CO
  • Aperture
  • Omidyar Network
  • SendGrid
  • TriNet HR Corporation
  • Wyse Technology
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