Maria PALMA, director of platform
Maria is RRE’s Director of Platform. She is responsible for developing RRE’s platform, growing our community, and expanding our presence within and beyond the NYC ecosystem. Prior to RRE, Maria worked at an ad-tech startup, Eyeview, where she was responsible for business development and served as Chief of Staff.
Maria began her career at General Electric, where she was a part of the Operations Management Leadership Program and then the Global Supply Chain Strategy team. Maria holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she found her passion for working with early stage startups, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. While Maria used to have barista skills at some point in time, she can no longer make a heart shape in a latte. Outside of the office, Maria can be found helping early stage social entrepreneurs through Echoing Green, learning Italian, or hanging out in various tea/coffee shops.