Margaret Kavalaris

Founder & Vice President at TerViva BioEnergy, Inc.

Margaret Kavalaris

Margaret Kavalaris

Founder & Vice President at TerViva BioEnergy, Inc.

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Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP
TerViva BioEnergy, Inc.

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3512

Number of Boards

5

Number of Awards

1

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at TerViva BioEnergy, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Trustee at Astia, Inc.

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Co-Head at IOME Private Investment Office

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Member at Astia Angels

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Founding Partner at StarVest Partners LP

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Member at Astia Angels

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Member at Astia Angels

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at AquaFiber Technologies Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer & Director at TerViva BioEnergy, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Quantum Corp.

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Margaret Kavalaris
Founder & Vice President at TerViva BioEnergy, Inc.
Education
JD
Class of 1981

The University of San Francisco School of Law strives for excellence in education underscored by a deep commitment to justice. The law school pursues excellence in a humane, diverse, and intellectually vibrant learning community of outstanding teachers and scholars dedicated to training ethical professionals. Consistent with the Jesuit tradition, the law school contributes to society by inspiring the pursuit of justice and serving the many communities—from the academic to the professional and the local to the global—of which it is a part.

BA
Class of 1977

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

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Our mission is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.

Career History
Vice President-Corporate Affairs
Prior

Paymo, Inc. engages in the provision of mobile payment solutions. The company was founded by Paul McGuire and Margaret Mackenzie in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Partner
Prior

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic.

Partner
Prior

Cooley LLP is a provider of strategic litigation and business transaction services and is a representative of private and public companies, financial institutions, venture capital firms and nonprofit organizations. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

TerViva BioEnergy, Inc. develops new crops on underproductive agriculture land. The firm primarily focuses on the production and commercialization of varieties of pongamia. The company was founded by Margaret H. Kavalaris, Joseph J. Andrew, Naveen Sikka, and Anne Slaughter Andrew in 2009 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

Member of the Advisory Board
Current

OVERVIEW Founded in 1995, AML is a recognized leader in the development of innovative magnet-based and superconducting applications in a broad range of sectors, including energy, aerospace, environment, research and medical. Value Proposition - Nearly twenty years of continuous innovation has rewrote performance standards and enabling once-impossible capabilities, we can offer unprecedented value–enabling bold new applications that are optimized to be lighter, smaller, more efficient, more precise and more powerful. Road to Market- AML’s commercialization plan addresses rapidly growing multi-billion-dollar markets through a combination of manufacturing, joint ventures, licensing and company spin-offs. AML is a major partner in a new $20 million joint venture with the sustainability-focused social impact foundation Avina and the Advanced Innovation Center-Chile. The JV is expected to yield significant improvements in energy efficiency for Chile and worldwide. www.amlsuperconductivity.com TECHNOLOGY AML Perfect-Field™ Application Development Process - A Powerful Platform for Commercialization that Eliminates the Constraints of Conventional Design As the first company to provide a complete, end-to-end development process for superconducting and magnet-based applications, AML has changed the game. This unique process drives our intellectual property strategy, or approach to business relationships, and our vision for impacting critical markets and industries. For visionary companies, this creates transformational opportunities in a wide swath of industries, including energy, medicine, transportation and environmental science. An enabler for never-before-realized capabilities and designed for the commercialization mission, the process draws from AML’s large portfolio of intellectual property, which includes dozens of current and pending patents that encompass hundreds of discrete technologies and methods. http://amlsuperconductivity.com/capabilities/perfect-field-process/

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Astia Angels invests in women-led companies located in Asia. They provide financing for early stage capital requirements.

Member, Global Board of Trustees
Current

Astia is a community of experts committed to propelling women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving economic growth.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2014

Smithsonian Institution which was founded in 1846 is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities.

$2,000 +
2012

Smithsonian Institution which was founded in 1846 is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities.

$2,500 - $4,999
2011

Smithsonian Institution which was founded in 1846 is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities.

Political Donations
$300
2016

Representative from Colorado's 1st Congressional District

$300
2016

Representative at Office of the Representative from Virginia's 8th District, Donald Beyer

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TNS, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Telocity, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Forcepoint LLC issued USD Common Stock

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TerViva BioEnergy, Inc. develops new crops on underproductive agriculture land. The firm primarily focuses on the production and commercialization of varieties of pongamia. The company was founded by Margaret H. Kavalaris, Joseph J. Andrew, Naveen Sikka, and Anne Slaughter Andrew in 2009 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

Awards & Honors
2014
NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
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