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Biography

Catharine Merigold

Independent Director

Catharine Merigold founded and serves as the managing partner of Vista Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in investing in software, digital media and network sectors.  Prior to founding Vista Ventures in 2000, Ms. Merigold served as the president and chief executive officer of University Technology Corporation, a company that managed all technology transfer and associated equity holdings for the University of Colorado system, from 1999 to 2000, and as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for US West.  Previously, Ms. Merigold served as the founding chief executive officer of Centennial Security, Inc., a security services company.  She also served as a Vice President of Centennial Ventures, a venture capital firm, from 1992 to 1994.  Merigold began her career at Hewlett‐Packard Company, serving in a variety of technical, marketing and sales management roles, including several years spent in Europe.  Ms. Merigold served on a number of corporate boards and currently serves as a board observer for Market Force Information, Inc., a provider of customer intelligence solutions to large consumer companies, and as a board member of P2Binvestor, Inc., a crowdlending platform providing asset based lines of credit to businesses, the Colorado Technology Association and University License Equity Holdings Inc. (ULEHI), which manages all the equity holdings associated with technology transfer for the University of Colorado. Ms. Merigold earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.