Gina Bauman joined IVP in 2008. Gina is responsible for creating and managing the marketing, investor relations, and communication programs at IVP, as well as working closely with firm's portfolio companies.
Ms. Bauman brings extensive marketing, communications, and media relations experience to IVP. Gina joined IVP from BlueRun Ventures (BRV), a global venture capital firm, where she was responsible for marketing, communications, and operations. In her ten-year tenure with the firm, she managed marketing strategy, public relations, investor communications, and portfolio company marketing support.
Prior to joining BRV, Gina worked in an internationally recognized management consulting firm specializing in corporate strategy. She received her B.A. in Economics from University of Tartu, Estonia and an M.B.A. from the San Francisco State University Graduate School of Business.
Gina also co-chaired the Marketing Communications Council of EF, a non-profit organization that promotes corporate volunteerism and philanthropy, and is an active member of the National Venture Capital Association's Strategic Communications Group.