Christine is a founding partner at Cycle Partners, a provider of strategic analysis and high-impact execution to growth companies. Previously, she was the founder and CEO of Mercury2, an international trade logistics software vendor, which delivered groundbreaking trade automation applications in concert with a worldwide network of policymakers.
Earlier, she drove Internet products and strategy initiatives for NetObjects, including very early WAP support, XML adoption, and ECMA standardization. At Microsoft, Christine was on the initial Internet Server Marketing team during the height of competition with Netscape Communications. Christine started as an investor with Geocapital Partners, where she helped to raise a top-ranked mid-sized fund before the Internet bubble and focused on early Internet infrastructure and network management software.
Christine ranked one of the Top 20 Women in Technology by AltaVista in 2000 and is a frequent speaker on globalization and emerging market dynamics. She now serves on the advisory boards of TEN (the NASA Ames Research Commercialization Center) and Space Jockeys LLC. Christine holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Columbia University.
Christine is getting married this saturday to Shannon Newton (pictured as well) — Of course, she’s a ton of fun!