Dr. Lisa Petno joined INTEMPO’s Board of Directors in 2012 and is now the Chairman Emerita. She is also a Partner at Social Venture Partners. She has been involved with youth music programs for more than a decade, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Norwalk Youth Symphony, acting in various capacities including a three-year term as Chairman. She relates her passion for music and education, as well as her involvement in organizations dedicated to improving the quality of young lives through music, to her four children, who all grew up playing music and were involved with youth symphonies and music programs in Connecticut and New York City.
Dr. Petno received her A.B. degree from Princeton University and her M.D. degree from Cornell University Medical College. She has conducted visual systems neuroscience research in the Laboratory of Neurobiology at Rockefeller University.
She resides with her husband, Doug, and her children in New Canaan, Connecticut.