Lisa Coca


Fund(s): FirstStep Fund
Location: Silicon Valley

Lisa is a Managing Director at GE Ventures based in Menlo Park, CA where she invests in enterprise software including HR tech, digital sales and marketing,  business intelligence and supply chain.  She was also the architect of GE Ventures' EDGE program which leverages the global scale, expertise and resources of GE to provide start-up partners with programs and tools to help them grow and scale their enterprise.

Prior to joining GE Ventures, her professional career spanned a number of other disciplines including finance, sales & marketing, strategy, and business development at major financial institutions such as GE Capital, Bankers Trust, and Deutsche Bank. 

Lisa currently serves on the boards of Zinc, Tamr, Ascendify, NYSHEX , and BizWorld.  She is an Enterprise Software Judge at StartX, a member of the NVCA Corporate Venture and Allos Ventures Advisory Boards and the Executive Committee for Bay Area Women's Philanthropy.

Lisa graduated with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She lives in Saratoga with her husband and two children.