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GG is a consultant, startup advisor, and coach; focused on organizational strategy and leadership development for rapid-growth tech companies. Based on her cross-disciplinary background and experience GG's unique approach incorporates a wide range of fields, including organizational development, entrepreneurship, design, management, psychology, and sustainability.

Her company Mercury Change offers training, workshops, and leadership development programs for rapid-growth tech companies to assist them in building a solid organizational structure and culture as they move out of their startup phase into established organizations with growing teams. Through co-creative and custom assessment, diagnosis and strategy development processes she enables corporate teams, startup founders, and non-profit organizations to identify and implement sustainable strategies.

She founded Onkaro in 2014 to provide pitch and investor-deck-specific content and communication design services through workshops, consulting and coaching sessions for startups in the early stages of building their businesses and fundraising. She's been actively involved in the startup community as a service provider, an advisor, a pitch coach and as an investor working closely with founders, investors, and industry experts.

She is a part-time faculty at Parsons School of Design at The New School in New York; teaching courses on Design and Innovation for Sustainable Businesses. She's passionate about opportunities that enable her to use her creative and analytical skills to influence change for a sustainable future; socially, environmentally and economically.

GG is the Contest Director of Extreme Tech Challenge, one of the world's largest startup competition with Semi-Finals at CES and Finals on Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island. GG also works on the production and content for ACTAI Global's events around the world, a non-profit community of entrepreneurs, innovators, conservationists, and athletes.

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