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Lisa Gelobter  

Founder & CEO of tEQuitable

Lisa Gelobter is a computer science guru. As the founder and CEO of tEQuitable, a 3rd-party, tech-enabled Ombuds platform; a confidential sounding board for employees to address issues of bias, discrimination and harassment, and for companies to make workplaces more inclusive.

Additionally, Gelobter has worked in the White House as its Chief Digital Service Officer with the United States Department of Education. She has also served as the Interim Chief Digital Officer and the Vice President of Digital Products, Engineering and Operations for Black Entertainment Television Networks (BET) and as a senior member of the management team formed for the purpose of the launching of Hulu.

Gelobter is a pioneer in the development of video on the internet by way of Brightcove, Joost, and The FeedRoom.

Although graphics interchange format (GIF) or JIF is credited as being developed by a team of scientists at CompuServe which was led by Steve Wilhite, Gelobter laid the early groundwork for the program by developing the animation used to produce GIF images.

Gelobter is a graduate of Brown University with a computer science degree with a concentration in artificial intelligence and machine learning. She is a former member of the New York Urban League STEM Advisory Board.


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