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Stephen DeBerry uses the economy and culture to build a more just and joyful society. He is a 20+ year Silicon Valley veteran who has worked as an entrepreneur and investor for the founders of Microsoft, eBay and Lotus Software. He currently runs the Bronze Venture Fund and he’s on a mission to use tech and business for good. Stephen has been active on boards such as The California Endowment, where he helped oversee its $4 billion endowment and Planned Parenthood Federation of America, where he currently chairs the Investment Committee. Stephen earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with highest honors from UCLA as well as Master’s in Social Anthropology and MBA degrees from The University of Oxford. He is a Marshall Scholar and Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow who Ebony Magazine and The Root/Washington Post named one of the 100 most powerful African-Americans in the United States. He lives in the San Francisco bay area with his wife and two daughters.