Joanne Wilson has had many careers. She started out in retail, eventually moving to the wholesale arena. She transitioned to the media side of the tech world, before once again reinventing herself as an investor. She is currently an active angel investor with a portfolio of over 100 companies such as Food52, Sweeten, Vengo, Nestio, Shippabo, Flip, Clutter, and Parachute Home. She has been involved in numerous real estate transactions and is an investor in restaurants in New York. Joanne has been involved in various education projects and has served as chairperson at Hot Bread Kitchen, a non-profit committed to increasing access to the culinary industry for woman and minority entrepreneurs. Joanne has maintained her very popular blog, www.gothamgal.com for over 13 years and just passed the 100 episode mark with her podcast, "Positively Gotham Gal". She loves to bake, cook, throw a good party, travel, read, collect art, and stay on top of what's happening around the globe and in NYC.