Zaz Floreani is the Senior Director of Business Development at Spredfast, a venture-backed Austin startup, delivering social marketing software solutions to Fortune500 marketers. Prior to joining Spredfast, Zaz led Business Development at venture capital firm, Austin Ventures, focusing on early stage investments in enterprise software, consumer Internet and new media. Though not a native Texan, Zaz fell in love with Austin and her now husband shortly after moving to the city for grad school in 2008. She has spent time in the Middle East as well as Central Asia before graduating from the University of Texas in Austin with a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies and an MBA. Zaz holds an B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles.