Annamaria is a technology entrepreneur and angel investor who has been involved in technology enterprise creation for more than 15 years, primarily in Silicon Valley. She founded Equita Accelerator, a non-profit corporation dedicated to advancing women-led technology companies. Prior to starting Equita, Annamaria served as a global data strategist for IBM with a focus on machine learning and data integration techniques for social media, and she served as national and global judging chair for Cleantech Open, the world's largest startup competition for emerging clean technology companies. She remains a CTO global ambassador.
Annamaria mentors and judges in many startup competitions. She previously was a guest lecturer on innovation and entrepreneurship at Stanford University and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Stanford University's Technology Venture Lab.