Joanne is General Partner of REDDS Capital, a Californian-based VC firm investing in global early-stage & seed-level IT startups. She has worked with IBM, HP, SAP, and Cisco in multiple technical, market development, and strategic investments positions. She is a mentor/advisor for multiple startups.
Joanne is Co-Founder/CEO of a health startup, SciosHub, providing a unified data and project management platform for life science researchers. She was Executive Director of a healthcare charity startup, The SuperComputer for Cancer Research, providing free green access to high-performance computational resources for cancer researchers. She has had startups in 3D simulations for learning.
Joanne is the 2022 Chair of the IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee. She was a Member at Large (2021) and was Vice Chair, Industry & Investor Activities (2020) of IEEE Entrepreneurship. She was Secretary, IEEE TEMS Executive Committee, and Board of Governors (2019 to 2021).