Gansky brings wealth of experience in building brands, communities and platforms
OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mosaic, the leading peer-to-peer solar financing platform, announced today that Lisa Gansky will be joining its board of directors.
“Lisa is a pioneer in tech and the collaborative economy with nearly 20 years of experience empowering people through innovative business models,” said Dan Rosen, Mosaic CEO. “We are thrilled to have Lisa on Mosaic’s Board of Directors.”
Lisa Gansky currently serves as Chief Instigator at Mesh Ventures, a firm dedicated to accelerating the shift to the Collaborative Economy in which technology connects people to build a more resilient global community and economy. Well known and fast growing brands in the Collaborative Economy include: Airbnb, Taskrabbit, Uber, Lyft, Kickstarter, RelayRides and, of course, Mosaic. Lisa has invested in and advised over 30 companies in this space, including RelayRides, Honest Buildings, Munchery, Breather, Instructables, OpenRov, Feastly, Yerdle, Traity and TaskRabbit.
“Mosaic is the first company to use the power of the crowd and the collaborative economy to build 21st century energy solutions,” said Lisa Gansky. “It’s connecting people with roofs to people interested in investing in solar.”
Lisa’s background includes nearly two decades of experience serving customers through technology. In the 1990’s, Lisa co-founded the first commercial web site GNN, which was acquired by AOL. Gansky also launched one of the world’s first social networks, Ofoto, a photo-sharing and printing service acquired by Kodak Gallery in 2001. Gansky wrote the best selling pioneering book on the collaborative economy, The Mesh. Why the Future of Business is Sharing in 2010.