michelle driskill-smith
(formerly breiner)
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  Michelle Breiner Driskill-Smith is a consultant in design, entertainment, photography and technology startups. She is a mentor in the California Clean Tech Open competition that encourages the development of clean technology companies. She is a lecturer at San Francisco area schools to encourage entrepreneurial activities. She is a member of several organizations involving music and the arts including the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to promote music and art education as well as the Young Venture Capital Association. In addition, she is lends her time in creative endeavors for charities involved with several causes including the Committee for 100 for Tibet and the Dalai Lama Portrait Project.

Michelle is a designer and an avid travel photographer with commissioned and published photo essays. Her web designs have been published in American fifth and eight grade textbooks. Travel photography assignments have more recently brought her to Asia, Central America, North Africa and Europe. Among her recent, diverse activities, she worked on several archaeological sites in Mexico, Baja and Guatemala and photographed the Dalai Lama in his home in Dharamsala, India.

Michelle currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and daughter and enjoys travel, music, photography, soccer, movies, cooking, archaeology, entrepreneurship and the outdoors.