As a human resource professional and consultant, Alisa Guralnick has helped self-funded and venture-backed technology startups, as well as Fortune 500 telecommunications and Internet industry leaders, through all levels of development. Alisa also teaches in the HR certificate program at UCSD Extension.

Alisa is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She has a Professional Certificate in HR Management from the University of California, San Diego, and completed the inaugural session of their HR Leadership Program. Alisa holds a BA in English from the University of Rochester (NY). Alisa is considered a subject matter expert in California employment matters, and was selected by HR Certification Institute as a member of the California Certification Item Writing Panel.