Heather Brien, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Compliance Officer
Heather Brien is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Voleon and leads the company’s business and legal efforts, investor relations, contracts, negotiations, vendor management, company-wide project management, recruiting, and all regulatory and compliance efforts. She joined Voleon in 2009 as Head of Trading & Business Development, and became COO in 2010.
Heather joined Sun Microsystems in 1998 after graduating early from U.C. Berkeley. She served as the Senior Program Manager for new hardware and software products and solutions that were developed by Sun, leading cross-functional marketing and engineering teams and working with external software and hardware vendors. Post-MBA, she worked in product marketing at AT&T in New York for their VoIP product and subsequently their retail sales channels and product branding.
Heather received her MBA in 2004 from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, with a focus on entrepreneurship. She also holds a B.A. degree in Art History, with high honors, from the University of California, Berkeley.