Gale Bowman, the founding director of IrishAngels, has grown the group to 170 investors and managed 30 investments totaling over $12 million in seed and Series A capital. Her previous work experience includes market research consulting at Nielsen and corporate strategy at Orbitz. She has consulted many startups on customer research, marketing, and funding strategy. Bowman sits on the Board of the C200 Scholars Network and is a member of the Irish Entrepreneurs Network. She has a BBA with honors from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.