Nanette Di Tosto

Nanette is Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sand Hill East. She oversees the business and operational aspects of Sand Hill East and its affiliates and advises portfolio companies. In addition Nanette is COO of Ninth Wave, Inc., former CAO of T-REX Group and Beacon Platform Inc., and former COO of Modelshop Inc. and Galactic Fog, IP. She has built and managed operational functions that allow portfolio companies to scale.

Prior to Sand Hill East, Nanette was Vice President of CertCo where she managed strategic relationships, led strategy and delivery teams, defined and promoted e-commerce and cryptographic policies, and represented CertCo views to governments. Multinational corporations elected Nanette to Chair of BIAC’s Cryptography Committee, where she represented business views on the development of the OECD International Guidelines on Cryptography. Before CertCo, Nanette was Vice President at Bankers Trust Company’s e-commerce division where she managed strategic relationships and its international policy program. Nanette was formerly Director at the U.S. Council for International Business, representing the views of multinationals to inter-governmental organizations and in the international policy arena. Nanette holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Gettysburg College and Master of Arts in Economics from Penn State.