Lisa Coca is a Partner for Toyota Ventures where she leads the firm’s Climate Fund, which focuses on investing in innovative solutions for carbon neutrality.
Prior to Toyota, Lisa served as a managing director and entrepreneur-in-residence with Intel’s emerging growth and incubations division where she led teams creating disruptive new businesses. Lisa was also a founding member of GE Ventures, responsible for launching and leading the enterprise software investment practice, as well as the EDGE program, a platform for portfolio companies to leverage the global scale, expertise, and resources of GE.
Prior to joining GE Ventures, Lisa's professional career spanned a number of other disciplines including finance, sales and marketing, strategy, and business development at major financial institutions such as GE Capital, Bankers Trust, and Deutsche Bank.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Lisa serves on the boards of BizWorld and the Girls Middle School. She is also an independent board director for Broadscale Acquisition Corporation. Lisa graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with Honors, and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Lisa served her fellowship at GE Ventures as a member of Class 21. Her mentor was Karen Kerr (Charter Class; Kauffman Fellows board member).