Gail Bronson is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, blogger and independent writer. An Internet pioneer, she has worked in a number of Silicon Valley start-ups backed by SoftBank, Oak Investment Partners, and other well-known venture capital firms. She has focused on innovative cybersecurity, network tech and digital media solutions; and led business development, deal negotiations and marketing communications. Earlier, Gail launched her journalism career at The Wall Street Journal, then created the Forbes technology section and served as Bloomberg's founding managing editor. An early arrival to the Internet Revolution in Silicon Valley, Gail co-founded the first real-time news website,Inter@ctive Age, published by CMP Media. Later, she wrote a cybersecurity, ecommerce and policy column for Internet Week, published by Ziff-Davis.