Heather Hartnett is the CEO and founding member of Human Ventures. Heather leads a team at Human the parent company and advises each of Human Ventures’ portfolio companies. She was recently featured in Business Insider as "the first female-led startup studio in New York City" bringing a fresh new perspective to the tech scene. Heather was also named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in America by Marie Claire.

Prior to Human Ventures, Heather founded a FinTech company incubated within City Light Capital — a venture capital fund that invests in companies seeking to generate measurable social and environmental impact in addition to financial returns.

Heather serves on the Board of Directors of the David Lynch Foundation and is a long time practitioner and teacher of Transcendental Meditation.