Sharon is Co-Founder, Partner of Northpond Ventures. Sharon is currently a board director at 908 Devices, Emulate, Isoplexis, Ultivue, and Vizgen. She was previously CFO of Sands Capital Management. Over her 15 years with Sands Capital, assets under management grew from $1.5 billion to $50 billion. Prior to Sands Capital, Sharon was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Sharon has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Rice University. She is a CFA charterholder. Sharon is an advocate for financial literacy and her work has been featured nationally, including her two books, ON MY OWN TWO FEET: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance and GET FINANCIALLY NAKED: How to Talk Money with your Honey.