Lara Jeremko is a Los Angeles-based Future Builder, Investor and Executive Producer. She is an early stage technology investor and producer of JOBSOLETE, a documentary series exploring the future of work through the people of today. She is on the Advisory Board for AI LA, a non-profit exploring artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other frontier technologies, and the impacts they will have on humanity. Most recently, Lara designed and led the XR Education Prize Challenge funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Lara has served as a Strategic Advisor to prominent venture capital funds including Foundry Group Next, Techstars, and Pivotal Ventures. Previously, Lara co-founded re:3D Inc., a socially conscious 3D printing company committed to the circular economy and capacity building. Lara was also an institutional investment officer managing a $1.5 billion venture capital fund portfolio at UTIMCO, the investment firm overseeing $35 billion of University of Texas System endowment assets. Prior to UTIMCO, Lara was a private equity analyst at Credit Suisse in New York, NY.
When she's not making big ideas become big realities, you'll find her on Venice Beach or indulging her passions for wellness, writing, playing piano, improv comedy and dancing tango.