Ann Badillo

Coach & Summer 2014 Participant // , ,

Ann Badillo is Entrepreneur in Residence at T2 Venture Creation, a Silicon Valley venture firm that builds startup companies and the ecosystems that grow them. Badillo is a leading business strategist and advisor to executives, entrepreneurs and corporations. She incubates and accelerates startup ventures and ecosystems around the world. Her expertise and passion help leaders understand new innovation design and leadership frameworks for the 21st century.

Ann has held leadership roles with startups such as HopeLink, an e-clinical application, the knowhere store, a management consultancy and think tank, The Global Innovation Summit and T2VC. Her consultancy clients include Apple, Cisco, Google, Pinterest, Silicon Graphics, Skype, Stanford University, and the U.S. Department of Energy.

She is a graduate of University of California, Davis where she studied the complexity in the earth. Ann resides in Palo Alto, California with her husband.

My Learning Journey

I am saying Yes to venturing into the intersection of big data, technology, social innovation, entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, the sharing economy, and innovative ecosystems for systemic transformation in the 21st Century. I’m exploring new ideas, innovative cultures, economic development clusters, capital formation with corporate venture groups, foundations, and funds.

Current Guiding Questions

Where is the intersection of venture creation between big data, technology, social innovation, entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, the sharing economy, and innovative ecosystems for systemic transformation in the 21st Century?

Where can I be of most value in building innovative cultures, economic development clusters, capital formation with corporate venture groups, foundations, and funds for the good of the world?