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Mareese Keane

Director of THRIVE Corporate Innovation

Mareese Keane serves as Director of THRIVE Corporate Innovation at SVG Ventures. Working with corporate executive teams, Mareese provides value for clients by understanding innovation landscapes, curating growth startups for engagement and purposefully driving that engagement to a beneficial conclusion. Mareese has 16 years of experience in the environmental sector, working for government, private sector consulting and industry. Born and raised in Ireland, Mareese has a B.Sc. in Geology from University College Cork and an M.Sc. in Applied Environmental Sciences from Queen's University Belfast. Since then she has lived and worked in Dublin, Ireland, Vancouver, B.C., Philadelphia, PA and since 2010, San Jose, CA. Mareese brings extensive project management and client relationship management experience to the SVG team.