2017-2018 Immediate Past Board Chair, Seattle Metro Chamber
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Flying Fish Partners
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Heather is Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Flying Fish Partners and serves on the boards of Beneficial State Bank, Washington Technology Industry Association (Vice Chair, Chair Governance Committee) and Forterra and as a Fund Advisor to 9Mile Labs Fund. She serves on the executive committee of the Global EIR Coaltion, the governing advisory board of the Hawthorn Club, the Connector Board of NCWIT, the advisory board of iInovate and as a mentor at Techstars. She is an investor in many early stage technology companies directly and in TechStars, 9 Mile Labs, Founders' Co-op, Pioneer Square Labs and Alliance of Angels as well as in several other funds outside of Seattle. Heather is also very active in local and national policy.
Prior to her current roles, Heather was SVP at Summit Power Group, Executive and Senior Vice President at each of Atom Entertainment, Getty Images and PhotoDisc and General Counsel of Getty Images, a publicly traded company. Heather's career has had equal parts business and law, and has included COO positions, business development, mergers and acquisitions, venture and public company financing, heading product development and acquisition for Atom and multi-billion dollar wind power development and project financing for Summit. She has served on the boards of several privately held companies and many industry associations and non-profit companies as well as on numerous advisory boards.
Heather’s law degree is from Stanford and her BA is from Reed.