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Finance and Operations Manager

Kai Robinson

Kai Robinson is the Finance and Operations Manager at the Center for Ocean Solutions (COS), where she handles grant and operations management. Her work involves overseeing the financial aspects of grants and ensuring the smooth operation of COS through direct support of its research and initiatives. Before joining COS, Kai worked at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, where she supported the fostering of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Kai holds an MBA from Durham University in the U.K.. She is a seasoned finance professional with a diverse background in financial analysis, strategic planning, and business management. Kai is active in the CalCPA and start-up communities, contributing her time and expertise to provide volunteer tax planning and preparation services. Beyond her professional endeavors, Kai enjoys swimming, playing the piano, reading, and practicing yoga, often alongside her husband. These pursuits reflect her appreciation for harmony, discipline, and tranquility. For more insights into Kai's professional journey, visit her LinkedIn profile.