Lisa Fernandez

Lisa Fernandez was most recently the Chief Information Officer and head of Research/Knowledge Services at General Atlantic (GA), a leading private equity investment firm. There, she was a founding member of the Research group in 1996, which she was leading by 2001; she also created the GA market analysis program, which was very successful at fostering internal knowledge of both growth industries and the investment landscape. She oversaw GA's global research practice, analytics outsourcing/offshoring, and information vendor relationships. Prior to joining General Atlantic, she spent a year in Network Research at a boutique investment bank. Early in her career, she worked for several years in molecular biology in the field of cancer research. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine/Honors from Villanova University. Ms. Fernandez is a former President of Stamford Land Conservation Trust. She and her family currently reside in Monroe, where they attempt to live an environmentally balanced life, supporting various sustainable efforts of land for people, land for wildlife, and local agriculture. (Member since 2009.)