Deb leads the Boston Forum of Golden Seeds, a national angel investor group. She is also a member of Clean Energy Venture Group. Her investment focus is high-growth companies in the clean tech, health care, and technology sectors.

Previously, Deb was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where she served clients in the energy, utility, electronics and healthcare sectors. Her functional experience spans manufacturing, product development, operations, strategy, professional development and leadership coaching. She has provided leadership support to organisations in China, Peru and the US.

Deb was the founding organizer for TEDxShanghaiWomen in 2012, which was the first TEDxWomen event in mainland China. She speaks at various events on women in leadership and early-stage venture investing.

Deb earned her MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College where she was named an Edward Tuck Scholar. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Cornell University where she graduated With Distinction and was a member of the Varsity Women’s Crew. She recently repatriated after living in Peru and China for eight years. She lives in Boston with her husband and two children.