Laura is the founder and Principal at Artemis Water Strategy. She is one of the leading experts on advanced water technology and its potential for business operations. Laura is a seasoned venture investor and serial entrepreneur (NASDAQ: OTIV, NASDAQ: JCDAF, QRS).
Laura works with water tech start-ups to build revenues and market leadership. She advises water companies on their business development and innovation strategies. She works with governments to build their water tech industries. Clients include Wal-Mart, IBM, Grundfos, Novozymes and the governments of Singapore, Canada, Israel and Denmark.
Artemis Water Strategy hosts the Artemis Water Tech Top 50, which provides the definitive benchmark for innovation in the water industry. It brings together leading experts in the water industry and provides a rigorous, independent mechanism for identifying the leading 50 water technology ventures.
Laura has co-chaired the BlueTech Forum and Ontario Water Leadership Summit. She serves on the advisory board of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure.
As a member of Environmental Entrepreneurs, Laura co-authored their water policy paper that has driven California state policy to conserve water and energy. She worked for Harvard Professor Michael Porter to develop strategies for several governments to build world-class industries. Laura’s research and opinions appear in Forbes, the New York Times, Inc. Magazine, USA Today and the Christian Science Monitor.
Laura graduated with honors from Yale University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. She has lived throughout the world and currently resides in San Francisco, California.