Co-founder of Handspring, a personal digital assistant (PDA) technological company. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of Palm, Inc.
She graduated from Yale University in 1977 and went on to earn her Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.
She co-founded both Handspring and the research company Grok (formerly known as Numenta) with computer expert and neuroscientist Jeff Hawkins.
Several years after adopting a Russian orphan, she wed Len Shustek.
She and eBay founder Jeffrey Skoll were both associated with Stanford University. Skoll received his MBA from the school, and Dubinsky taught a Stanford graduate school course on entrepreneurship.