Kim Polese is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and technology executive. She serves as Chairwoman of CrowdSmart Inc.Polese serves on the board of the Long-term Stock Exchange and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of California. Until 2015, Polese was a Chairwoman of ClearStreet Inc., a company whose products help employers and their employees reduce their healthcare spend. An advocate of public policy to increase America's innovation capacity, Polese was named to President Obama's Innovation Advisory Board in 2011. The Board guided the Commerce Department's study of US economic competitiveness, delivering a report with recommendations to Congress in January 2012.