Bonita is a Board Partner at Gradient Ventures
In her role, Bonita will advise companies across our portfolio, help hone their go-to-market, and help with Gradient’s board practice.
Bonita comes to Gradient from Google’s Global Partnerships team, where she spent the last seven years overseeing partnerships for the largest US publishers across search, news, media/entertainment, commerce, and mobile apps. Prior to Google, Bonita had an extensive automotive career where she led Chrysler brand advertising, Chrysler Group Interactive Communications, and had a 10-year management career with IBM. Over the past several years she has been recognized for her leadership and most recently, co-authored a book called A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive and released the 2020 Women of Color in Business Cross-Generational Survey.
Bonita serves on two public boards: Deckers and PagerDuty. She co-founded two companies, NiaOnline and One Moment in Time, and is an investor in Operator Collective and Female Founders Fund. Bonita graduated magna cum laude from Howard University and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.