Jessica Peltz-Zatulove is a Partner at KBS Ventures, where she focuses on investments in early stage startups in digital media and marketing tech. Prior to joining KBS, she specialized connecting marketers with emerging technology and spent 10+ years working with Fortune 500 brands including Verizon Wireless, Kraft Foods, and H&M. At Evol8tion, she helped startups secure their first customers through brand partnerships, and as a VP at Zenith Media was recognized as industry pioneer in the mobile space; her cutting edge collaborations were often featured in Mashable, Adage, Mobile Marketer, and Mediapost. Jessica has a global footprint with strategic relationships at 300+ startup organizations across 20+ countries. In addition to being featured in CNBC, Fox Business, and popular podcasts - she's been named one of "NYC's 100 Most Influential People in Tech", "35 People in NYC Tech to Watch in 2016", and a Rising Star for Global Corporate Venture. Jessica has a BA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, with a double concentration in Marketing and International Relations.