Dyan Triffo

Dyan Triffo spent her early career as an investment banker in the digital media/Internet industry. She was a managing director at Deutsche Bank Securities, where she headed the U.S. Internet and West Coast Media Investment Banking. Her group was among the pioneers in the Internet sector, and advised on several industry-defining mergers and acquisitions for companies such as AOL, eBay, Amazon.com and Netflix. After retiring from investment banking and raising two boys, Dyan rediscovered her interest in media and joined the board of SFFilm, a nonprofit that supports independent filmmaking in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is also a founding member of SFInvest, a program that provides funding for early-stage documentary and narrative filmmakers. Dyan started her career at Morrison & Foerster in corporate finance. She previously served on the Business Advisory Board for The University of Alberta Business School, the Board of Governors for the Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins University and the Friends Steering Committee for the California Academy of Sciences.