Ms. Hacke formerly work at Living Cities as Director of Capital Innovation in September of 2007. At Living Cities, Ms. Hacke was responsible for developing initiatives to aggregate and deploy investment capital in low-income and under served urban communities. She managed the Living Cities Catalyst Fund, the first in our family of social investment funds. In her previous role as a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, Robin raised over $72 million from institutional, corporate and individual investors and built a portfolio of investments in 20 start-up companies. Robin has spent most of her career guiding the growth of technology companies as a manager, consultant and director. She founded and ran a strategy consulting firm that worked with 110 clients, and she currently serves as a director and Audit Committee Chair of Alvarion, a wireless communications company traded on Nasdaq.
Before entering the tech sector, Robin was a banker in the Public Finance Department at Shearson Lehman Brothers, where she structured mortgage-backed bonds. She earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA magna cum laude in Government from Harvard-Radcliffe College.