Jody Vandergriff is CEO at WebDAM, an enterprise software company providing digital asset management solutions to marketing teams. She is an engineer at heart, having spent her career in software development and Bioinformatics at Celera Genomics, Applied Biosystems and Genentech. She has published more than 20 scientific articles and abstracts, co-authored the book ”Biological Database Modeling” and holds a patent in this area of research. Jody holds a BS in Molecular Genetics from Ohio State University and an MS in Computer Science at San Francisco State University. She founded and bootstrapped WebDAM to profitability and acquisition by Shutterstock in 2014. In the same year, Jody was recognized as one of 100 distinguished women of influence in Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.