Bernee D. L. Strom

Widely recognized as an innovator and a leading woman entrepreneur with over two decades of business and technology leadership, Bernee has served as a senior manager or director of companies ranging from early stage to Fortune 500 enterprises. Her career spans a broad spectrum of products and industries, consumer products, media and broadcast, publishing, and biotech, where leveraging technology was employed to provide enhanced execution and strategy. Ms. Strom’s successes include founding and managing Gemstar TV Guide International,, and MBS Technologies, serving as President/COO of InfoSpace, Inc., CEO of USA Digital Radio (now iBiquity), and as a senior executive of The Los Angeles Herald Examiner.

She is a current or past director of the Hughes Corporation, the Polaroid Corporation, ImageX, Software Publishing Corporation, Krug International (currently Sunlink), and DDL Electronics (currently SMTEK). She also serves as a Trustee of the National Public Radio Foundation. Ms. Strom has helped to raise over $1 billion in both public and private financings, overseen multiple M&A transactions both domestically and internationally, and has structured & negotiated numerous industry and strategic partnerships. Ms. Strom holds an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, and completed her Masters and doctoral degrees (ABD) in mathematics and mathematics education from New York University. She sat for and passed the CPA exam in California.