Rebecca Patton - Director / Chief Operating Officer of Wildlife Conservation Network.
"After 20 years in the private sector in Silicon Valley, Rebecca joined The Nature Conservancy in 2001 to pursue her life-long interest in conservation. As a Regional Director she oversaw conservation programs in many parts of the world, from China to Peru to the western United States, and developed a deep appreciation for the importance of community-based conservation. Then as the Chief Conservation Strategies Officer she led TNC's global policy and science initiatives. She recently joined WCN to contribute her experience to WCN's innovative and effective model for wildlife conservation. She is on the boards of several other conservation organizations, and in her free time, she also enjoys hiking adventures." 
Patton is a "former management consultant with SRI International; former marketing manager, IntelliCorp; former marketing and communication manager, Apple Computer; former manager, Apple’s PowerBook Marketing Group; former senior vice president, E*Trade; former CEO of WeddingChannel. MBA, Stanford University Graduate School of Business; BA in Economics, summa cum laude, Duke University."