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Marisa Gomez (She/Her)

Manager, People Operations

Marisa Gomez is the People Operations Generalist for Kapor Center/SMASH. She is from Redwood City, CA and lived in Chicago for 2 years while obtaining her M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She has experience across multiple sectors including local government, finance, and the tech/startup space. Prior to Kapor Center, Marisa was a HR Generalist at a fast paced startup that focused on bringing AI technology to the water/utilities industry where she built out multiple areas of the HR function including Recruiting. Marisa enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling in her spare time.

Other Team Members

  • Miles Sebesta

    Kapor Center Investment's Platform Tech Lead Kapor Center
  • Felipe Vargas

    Platform Engineering Architect Kapor Center
  • Jenna Discher

    Chief People Officer Kapor Center


  • Jameela Carnell

    Ecosystem Building Coordinator Kapor Center