Dawn loves to build, grow and scale high performance companies and teams. She has extensive executive level experience leading and investing in venture-backed software and hardware companies across many industries. She has played key roles in a significant number of corporate development transactions including IPOs, acquisitions, and fundraising activities aggregating more than $600M. She has been a key player in growth by acquisition strategies with several companies that have included over eight M&A purchase transactions and most recently as CEO, she led npm, Inc. to a sale to GitHub. She currently advises high growth technology startups and scaleups and is working to bring her passion and experience to climate tech.