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Lisa Edgar Joins OpenOcean as a Strategic Advisor to Empower Leaders of the Data Economy

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Lisa Edgar Joins OpenOcean as a Strategic Advisor to Empower Leaders of the Data Economy

We welcome Lisa Edgar to the OpenOcean team as our new Strategic Advisor. Lisa will assist in driving key strategic initiatives for our firm and our mission to empower the leaders of the data economy. Lisa will also help strengthen OpenOcean’s global footprint and support initiatives to activate and leverage the industry network. 

Lisa is a Co-founder of the leading venture investing platform Top Tier Capital Partners. She has extensive experience in developing and investing in VC funds and startups, and has long-standing relationships with many of the world's leading VC firms. Lisa has played a crucial role in setting up Top Tier, including its operations in Europe, to support the growth of global category leaders from the region.

Lisa splits her time between the US, UK and Europe, working on venture capital projects and other initiatives close to her heart - especially helping to increase diversity in the VC ecosystem.

Welcome to the team, Lisa!

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