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Diane Schrader
Principal
Lionfish Capital LLC
Diane Schrader is the Principal of Lionfish Capital LLC, a family office that focuses on alternative investment strategies. Current interests are angel investing, cleantech agriculture, and SRI. Diane has spent the last decade developing research and investment management tools for investment strategies. Prior to founding Lionfish Capital, Diane had a long career in 3D computer animation and visual effects. With a background as a video game artist, Diane joined Autodesk's multimedia division in 1994 to aid in the launch their new 3D animation platform. Over the following decade, she traveled extensively, as a technology evangelist for 3d animation, as a technical support for key customers and as the developer of a new worldwide line of business in learning and training products and services. Diane has a BA from San Jose State University, where she studied figurative painting. Diane is currently a member of the Board of Directors for 100 Women in Hedge Funds.