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AS OF OCTOBER 11

GONZALO ALMADA @ RETAILAPP
MIAMI

» CEO @ RetailApp (2014-Present)
» CEO @ Asvat (2013-2014)
» Director Trade Latin America and Caribbean @ Tiffany & Co. (2012-2013)
» University de Belgrano

 

GRACE ANDRUSZKIEWICZ @ AGING2.0
SAN FRANCISCO

» VP Partnerships & Programs @ Aging2.0 (2014-Present)
» Marketing Manager @ Equity One (2014)
» Manager, Content/Strategy @ (add)ventures (2012-2014)
» Marist College

 

TERRY ANGELOS @ VISA, TRIALPAY
MOUNTAIN VIEW

» SVP Global Head of Commerce & Merchant Data Products @ Visa (2017-Present)
» CEO @ TrialPay (2014-Present)
» Co-Founder @ Carbon Software (2001-2003)
» MIT Sloan School of Management, MBA

 

PATRICK ARIPPOL @ DGF
SAO PAULO

» Managing Director of Early Stage @ DGF Investimentos (2010-Present)
» Program Officer, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies @ Stanford University (2006-2007)
» EIR @ Alpine Investors (2006)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

TACIE AVEDIKIAN @ CRITICAL MIX
FRESNO

» Director, Customer Development @ Critical Mix (2017-Present)
» Account Director @ FocusVision (2016-2017)
» Marketing Coordinator @ Five Creative Group (2009-2010)
» California State University, Fresno

 

GEORGE AZIH @ LEASEQUERY
ATLANTA

» Founder & CEO @ LeaseQuery (2011-Present)
» Senior Auditor @ Porter Keadle Moore, LLP (2004-2008)
» Co-Founder @ College Medium (2005-2007)
» The University of Georgia

 

BRIJESH BAKHDA @ 2B CAPITAL HOLDINGS
DUBAI

» Founder and MD @ 2B Capital Holdings (2010–Present)
» Co-Founder and Board Director @ Durham International Schools (2012-Present)
» Founder @ Bridge Commercial, India (2015-Present)
» Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

 

FREDERIC BASTIEN @ MNUBO
MONTREAL

» President & CEO @ mnubo (2012-Present)
» Board Member @ ENCQOR (2018-Present)
» VP Products @ Blueslice Networks (2006-2010)
» École Polytechnique de Montréal

 

GUILHERME BASTOS @ SYLLABLE CORPORATION
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & COO @ Syllable Corporation (2016-Present)
» Senior Director, Product Management @ Mercadolibre.com (2015-2016)
» Director, Product Management @ eBay (2008-2010)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

JOHN BEADLE @ TECHSTARS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Director of Startup Weekend @ Techstars (2015-Present)
» Regional Manager @ Startup Weekend (2012-2014)
» Civil Engineer @ WAU & Company (2009-2012)
» Santa Clara University

 

GINA BECCHETTI @ HYPERSONIX.AI
SAN FRANCISCO

» Head of Customer Success & Strategic Partnerships @ Hypersonix.ai (2018-Present)
» Sr. Director of Customer Success @ Fishbowl Marketing (2013-2018)
» Sr. Director of Customer Success & Strategy @ Tapjoy (2012-2013)
» University of California, Santa Barbara

 

JOSH BECKER @ LEX MACHINA
MENLO PARK

» CEO @ Lex Machina (2011-Present)
» Partner @ New Cycle Capital (2007-Present)
» Chairman of the Board @ Full Circle Fund (2000-2016)
» Board Director @ H2 (2011-2018)
» Stanford Law School, JD/MBA

 

SCOTT BEECHUK @ NORWEST VENTURE PARTNERS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Partner @ Norwest Venture Partners (2017-Present)
» Senior Vice President Product Management @ Salesforce (2011-2017)
» VP Product Management & Marketing @ Codebees (2008-2011)
» University of Michigan

 

REZA BEHNAM @ CTRLSHIFT
SINGAPORE

» Co-Founder & Chairman @ CtrlShift (2015-Present)
» Entrepreneur in Residence @ INSEAD (2015-Present)
» Non Executive Director @ Jirnexu (2015-2018)
» Global Chapter Chair, Singapore @ H2 (2016-Present)
» Boston University, MA

 

FADI BISHARA @ BLACKBOX
PALO ALTO

» Founder & CEO @ Blackbox (2010 – Present)
» Advisory Board Member @ MIT/Stanford Venture Lab (2009 – 2014)
» Founder & CEO @ techVenture (1996 – 2012)
» University of Texas at Arlington

 

GERALD BRADY @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
SAN FRANCISCO

» Managing Director, SVB Network @ Silicon Valley Bank (2009-Present)
» Director, US Investor Relations @ Siemens AG (2003-2009)
» Partner @ 3i Technology Partners (1997-2003)
» Cranfield University, MBA

 

ERICK BRETAS @ GRUPO GLOBO
MENLO PARK

» Director @ Grupo Globo (2018-Present)
» Director @ TV Globo (2013-2018)
» Assistant Vice President-Technology Group @ Bank of Boston (1995-1997)
» Fundação Dom Cabral, Executive MBA

 

SERGEI BURKOV @ ALTERRA.AI
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder & CEO @ Alterra.ai (2013-Present)
» GM, Long Tail Product Search @ Google (2008-2010)
» Founder & CEO @ Dulance (2001-2006)
» Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, PhD

 

CHARA BURNETT @ H2
PALO ALTO

» Global Operations Lead @ H2 (2015-Present)
» Membership & Events @ Young Presidents’ Organization (2012-Present)
» Burnett Productions, Contract Events (2005-Present)
» University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

LIZZIE CHAPMAN @ ZESTMONEY
BANGALORE

» Co-Founder & CEO @ ZestMoney (2015-Present)
» Executive Director-Digibank @ DBS Bank (2014-2015)
» India Country Head @ Wonga (2011-2013)
» The University of Edinburgh

 

MARK CHARKIN @ SOCIAL STANDARDS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Chief Revenue Officer @ Social Standards (2017-Present)
» Chief Revenue Officer @ The Exchange Lab (2013-2014)
» EVP @ King Digital Entertainment (2011-2013)
» Stanford University

 

JOHN CHINA @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
MENLO PARK

» Head of Technology Banking @ Silicon Valley Bank (1996-Present)
» Advisory Board @ DEMO (2015-Present)
» Advisory Board @ H2 (2018-Present)
» Stanford University

 

ARJUN CHOPRA @ FLOODGATE
SAN FRANCISCO

» Partner @ Floodgate (2015-Present)
» Chief Technology Officer @ Cambridge Technology Enterprises (2010-2015)
» Founder @ Vox Holdings (2006-2010)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

SOPHIE CHUNG @ QUNOMEDICAL
BERLIN

» Founder @ CEO @ Qunomedical (2016-Present)
» Director of Healthcare Strategy @ ZocDoc (2013-2015)
» Engagement Manager @ McKinsey & Company (2008-2013)
» Medical University of Vienna, PhD

 

GREG CLARK @ COOLEY
SAN FRANCISCO

» Senior Vice President, Business Development @ Cooley (2003-Present)
» VP, Sales @ Wink Communications (1996-2000)
» Director of Wireless Sales @ Lucent Technologies (1993-1995)
» University of California, Berkeley

 

PETER CLARKE @ ACCEL PARTNERS
PALO ALTO

» Talent Partner @ Accel Partners (2013-Present)
» Vice President-Executive Talent @ Greylock (2012-2013)
» Associate Principal @ Heidrick & Struggles (2010-2012)
» Carnegie Mellon University, MS, Information Technology

 

TOM CLAYTON @ HOUZZ
PALO ALTO

» VP of International Operations @ Houzz (2014-Present)
» CEO @ Bubbly (2007-2014)
» EIR & Guest Lecturer @ INSEAD (2011-2013)
» Board Director @ H2 (2016-Present)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

BETSY COHEN @ TENEO VENTURES
NEW YORK

» President @ Teneo Ventures (2015-Present)
» CFO & Chief Administrative Officer @ Merchantry (2010-2015)
» Chief Financial Officer & Co-Founder @ Intelliseek (1999-2003)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

FRANCISCO CORONEL @ NXTP LABS
BUENOS AIRES

» Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ NXTP Labs (2011-Present)
» Co-Founder & CFO @ NEXTPERIENCE (2010-2014)
» Founder & CEO @ Archpartners (2005-2008)
» University of California, Berkeley

 

MATTHEW CRUMMACK @ GO COMPARE
LONDON

» CEO @ Go Compare (2016-Present)
» CEO @ lastminute.com (2011-2015)
» Senior Vice President @ Expedia (2007-2010)
» Aston University, PhD

 

NADIM CURI @ CITYCOP
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ CityCop (2014-Present)
» SS '18 @ Y Combinator (2018-Present)
» Universidad ORT Uruguay

 

BRYCE DAKIN @ GREENHILL & CO
SAN FRANCISCO

» Managing Director @ Greenhill & Co (2015-Present)
» Managing Director @ GCA Savvian (2004-2015)
» Managing Director @ Soundview Technology Group (1999-2004)
» Princeton University

 

SIMON DAVIES @ KROWD9
LONDON

» Founder & CEO @ Krowd9 (2012-Present)
» Advisory Board & Mentor @ BBC Worldwide Labs (2015-Present)
» Co-Founder & Director @ Snaptu (2008-2011)
» Global Chapter Chair, London @ H2 (2014-Present)
» University of Bristol, BEng Hons, Engineering

 

FATIMA DICKO @ JETPACK
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder & CEO @ Jetpack (2017-Present)
» Founder & CEO @ mybestbox (2015-2017)
» Senior Engineer - Upstream Innovation @ Procter & Gamble (2015-2017)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

JACOB DIJULIO @ PITCHBOOK
SEATTLE

» Business Development @ PitchBook (2017-Present)
» Strategic Development @ Construction for Change (2016)
» University of Washington

 

NATHAN EAGLE @ JANA
BOSTON

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Jana (2009-Present)
» Adjunct Assistant Professor @ Harvard University (2011-2016)
» Visiting Assistant Professor / Research Scientist @ MIT (2006-2011)
» Stanford University, MS

 

DI-ANN EISNOR @ GOOGLE
SAN FRANCISCO

» Director, Area 120 (Urban Systems) @ Google (2018-Present)
» Co-Founder @ Neighborhood Start Fund (2015-Present)
» Director of Growth @ waze (2009-2018)
» Co-Founder & Chairman @ Platial (2005-2011)
» New York University

 

LJ ERWIN @ GOOGLE
LOS ANGELES

» Startup Program Lead, West Coast, Google Cloud @ Google (2018-Present)
» Partner, Deal Team @ Andreessen Horowitz (2015-2018)
» Business Development and Partnerships @ Google (2012-2015)
» The University of Texas, Austin

 

LIAM FAIRBAIRN @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
SAN FRANCISCO

» Vice President @ Silicon Valley Bank (1998-Present)
» Santa Clara University

 

TEYMOUR FARMAN-FARMAIAN @ XAPO
NEW YORK

» Senior Vice President, Head of USA @ Xapo (2018 – Present)
» Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Acquisition & Retention Officer @ Spotify (2011 – 2012)
» GM, Strategic Partnerships @ Zynga Game Network (2009 – 2011)
» Harvard Business School, MBA

 

URI FERRUCCIO @ KARAKUL
LONDON

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Karakul (2018-Present)
» Director, AI+ Innovation Studio @ JD.COM 2018-Present)
» Entrepreneur in Residence @ ZhenFund (2016-2017)
» Harvard University, MA

 

CELIA FRANCIS @ RATED PEOPLE
LONDON

» CEO @ Rated People (2015-Present)
» CEO @ WeeWorld (2005-2014)
» EVP of Business Marketing @ T-Mobile (2003-2005)
» Global Chapter Chair, London @ H2 (2014-Present)
» MIT Sloan School of Management, MBA

 

MARC FRIEND @ PUBNUB
PALO ALTO

» Chief Financial Officer @ PubNub (2016-Present)
» COO & CFO @ Intaliio (2009-2016)
» General Partner @ MF Capital (2001-2015)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

LISE FULLAND @ STARTUPLAB
OSLO

» CFO @ StartupLab (2017-Present)
» Head of Cash Management @ BNP Paribas (2010-2011)
» Norwegian School of Economics, EMBA

 

FAISAL GALARIA @ GO COMPARE
LONDON

» Chief Strategy & Investments Officer @ GoCompare (2016-Present)
» SVP International & Global Head of Corporate/Business Development @ Spotify (2009-2011)
» Managing Director International @ Kayak (2008-2009)
» IESE Business School, MBA

 

JP GIANNINI @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
SAN FRANCISCO

» Vice President, Early Stage Practice @ Silicon Valley Bank (2017-Present)
» Mentor @ BUILD (2014-Present)
» Client Service Advisor @ Silicon Valley Bank (2009-2011)
» Saint Lawrence Academy

 

SUNIL GOYAL @ YOURNEST
DELHI

» Managing Director & Fund Manager @ YourNest Venture Capital (2011-Present)
» CEO @ Bharti TeleTech Limited (2008-2010)
» Chief Operating Officer - MPCG, India @ Bharti Airtel Limited (2005-2008)
» Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, CFA

 

KELLY GRAZIADEI @ FOUNDATION CAPITAL
SAN FRANCISCO

» Entrepreneur in Residence @ Foundation Capital (2018-Present)
» Director, Media Partnerships @ Facebook (2016-2017)
» Managing Director, Global Account Management & Operations @ Yahoo! (2008-2010)
» University of Colorado Boulder

 

JAMES GRAY @ GIVING ASSISTANT
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Giving Assistant (2014 – Present)
» Vintner & Land Steward @ Sophie James Wine Co. (2010 – Present)
» Founding Investor, Advisor, Former Chairman @ VivaReal (2009 – Present)
» San Diego State University

 

FREDERICO GREVE @ DGF
SAO PAULO

» Managing Partner @ DGF Investimentos (2003-Present)
» Associate @ BPE Investimentos (2000-2003)
» Investment Analyst @ Banco Fator (1998-2000)
» Universidade de São Paulo

 

GUSTAVO GUIDA REIS @ SAFERIZE
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder & COO @ Saferize (2017-Present)
» Product @ BTCjam (2014-2016)
» Co Founder, CEO @ HelpSaude (2011-2013)
» Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Bachelor

 

ARNIE GULLOV-SINGH @ FORUSALL
SAN FRANCISCO

» Chief Revenue Officer @ ForUsAll (2018-Present)
» Global Head of Monetization @ Yahoo! (2015 – 2017)
» COO @ Polyvore (2014 – 2017)
» University of Southern California, MBA

 

ALEXANDRE HADADE @ BIRDIE
PALO ALTO

» Co-Founder @ Birdie (2017-Present)
» Endeavor Entrepreneur @ Endeavor (2006-Present)
» Harvard University (OPM)

 

MARK HAMPTON @ THE HALO AGENCY
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder @ The Halo Agency (2011-Present)
» CMO @ nusola (2012-2016)
» CEO @ Blanc & Otus (2006-2011)
» University of Bath, UK

 

RAJAT HARLALKA @ GSF
DELHI

» Operating Partner @ GSF Accelerator (2015-Present)
» Co-Founder @ Bellurbis Technologies (2012-2016)
» Management Consultant @ EXICON (2010-2012)
» Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi

 

KARIM HELAL @ PROTENDERS
DUBAI

» Co-Founder & CEO @ ProTenders (2009-Present)
» Dubai Chapter CoLeaders @ SCScatalyst.org (2018-Present)
» Project Manager @ Ericsson (2001-2005)
» HEC Montreal, MBA

 

KAREN ELISABETH OHM HESKJA @ DNB VENTURES
STAVANGER

» Head of Investments, DNB Ventures @ DNB (2018-Present)
» Board Member @ Smart Plants (2016-Present)
» Strategic Advisor @ Young Happy Minds (2001-2005)
» Norwegian School of Economics, EMBA

 

JOE HOLBERG @ HOLBERG FINANCIAL
CHICAGO

» Founder & CEO @ Holberg Financial (2015-Present)
» Computer Science Teaching Fellow @ Google (2013-2015)
» 2011 Corps Member @ Teach for America (2011-2013)
» University of Michigan

 

BRADLEY HOROWITZ @ GOOGLE
SAN FRANCISCO

» VP Product @ Google (2008-Present)
» Visiting Committee Member @ MIT Media Lab (2011-Present)
» VP Advanced Development @ Yahoo! (2004-2008)
» Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS

 

DANA HORSKA @ AWOK.COM
DUBAI

» Chief Investment and Innovation Officer @ AWOK.com (2018-Present)
» Associate Manager, Investments @ twofour54 (2015-2017)
» Senior Executive Analyst @ Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (2015)
» University of Economics in Bratislava, MA

 

CHARLES HUDSON @ PRECURSOR VENTURES
SAN FRANCISCO

» Managing Partner @ Precursor Ventures (2015-Present)
» Venture Partner @ SoftTech VC (2015-Present)
» Board Director @ Kahuna (2012-Present)
» Board Director @ H2 (2018-Present)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

SEAN JACOBSOHN @ NORWEST VENTURE PARTNERS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Partner @ Norwest Venture Partners (2014-Present)
» Venture Partner @ Emergence Capital Partners (2012-Present)
» Vice President, Worldwide Alliances @ Hightail (2011-2012)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

ANNA CAHILL JAMES @ THE HALO AGENCY
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder @ The Halo Agency (2015-President)
» President @ Antenna Group (2013-2015)
» COO & Executive Vice President @ Blanc & Otus (2007-2011)
» DePauw University

 

OLIVER JERPHAGNON @ POWWOW ENERGY
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder & CEO @ PowWow Energy (2013-Present)
» Owner @ The Green Frog from Silicon Valley (2010-2012)
» Managing Director, Europe @ Calient Networks (2006-2007)
» University of California, Santa Barbara, MS

 

LYDIA JETT @ SOFTBANK GROUP
PALO ALTO

» Investor - Consumer Internet & eCommerce @ SoftBank Group (2015-Present)
» Vice President @ M/C Partners (2009-2015)
» Principal Investment Area (PIA): Associate @ Goldman Sachs (2005-2007)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

LAURA KENNEDY @ TECHSTARS
SAN FRANCISCO

» VP Corporate Development @ Techstars (2016-Present)
» Head of Business & Corporate Development @ LivingSocial (2010-2016)
» Corporate Development, Mergers & Acquisitions @ AOL (2005-2009)
» University of Michigan

 

PREM KIRAN @ HYPERSONIX.AI
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder @ Hypersonix.ai (2018-Present)
» Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer @ Fishbowl (2017-2018)
» GVP & GM, Big Data & HANA Applications (2012-2023)
» Stanford University

 

PAUL KOGAN @ CODE CRAFT ACADEMY
NEW YORK

» Founder @ Code Craft Academy (2015-Present)
» Entrepreneur-in-Residence @ XRC Labs (2016-Present)
» Global Chapter Chair, New York @ H2 (2016-Present)
» Princeton University

 

ELTON KWOK @ WEWORK
SAN FRANCISCO

» General Manager, Northern California @ WeWork (2017 – Present)
» Co-Founder / Co-Host @ Fish Sauce Podcast (2016 – Present)
» Director, San Francisco Bay Area @ WeWork (2017)
» University of Southern California

 

JACKIE LAMPING @ SOJERN
SAN FRANCISCO

» VP Marketing @ Sojern (2016-Present)
» Group Head of Brand and Product Marketing @ AdRoll (2015-2016)
» Global Brand Advocacy @ Twitter (2013)
» University of California. Berkeley, MBA

 

AARON LEE @ SMITH.AI
SAN FRANCISO

» Founder & CEO @ Smith.ai (2015-Present)
» CTO @ The Home Depot (2013-2015)
» Co-Founder & CTO @ Redbeacon (2008-2015)
» Princeton University, PhD

 

DAVID LEE @ 451 MEDIA GROUP
SAN FRANCISO

» Chief Corporate Development Officer @ 451 media group (2015-Present)
» Co-Founder & Partner @ Kstartup (2012-2015)
» Co-Founding Venture Partner @ SK Telecom Ventures (2008-2015)
» Stanford University

 

TIM LEE @ AVID AI
SAN FRANCISO

» Founder & CEO @ Avid AI (2015-Present)
» Partner @ Sequoia Capital (2009-2015)
» Product Marketing Manager @ Google (2006-2008)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

ALAN LEITE @ STARTUP FARM
SAO PAULO

» CEO & Partner @ Startup Farm (2013-Present)
» Co-Founder @ Grupo Dinamo (2014-Present)
» Management Consultant @ FALCONI (2010-2013)
» Universidade FUMEC

 

MANOEL LEMOS @ REDPOINT EVENTURES
SAO PAULO

» Managing Partner @ Redpoint eventures (2014-Present)
» Founder & Chief Maker @ Fazedores (2013-Present)
» Chief Digital Officer @ Abril (2012-2014)
» Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

BISMARCK LEPE @ WIZELINE
SAN FRANCISCO, MEXICO CITY

» President & CEO @ Wizeline (2013-Present)
» Founder & President of Product Strategy @ Ooyala (2009-2013)
» Group Product Marketing Manager @ Google (2003-2007)
» Stanford University

 

SHANEA (KING-ROBERSON) LEVEN @ DGRAPH LABS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Head of Product @ DGraph Labs (2018)
» Senior Technical Product Manager @ eBay (2017-2018)
» Technical Product Manager @ Google (2016-2017)
» University of Maryland College Park

 

ELLEN LEVY @ SILICON VALLEY CONNECT
MENLO PARK

» Managing Director @ Silicon Valley Connect (2007-Present)
» Vice President (Strategic Initiatives, Corporate Development & Strategy) @ LinkedIn (2008-2012)
» Director of Industry Collaboration & Research, MediaX @ Stanford University (2004-2006)
» Board Director @ H2 (2012-2016)
» Stanford University, MA & PhD, Cognitive Psychology

 

JANE LIPPENCOTT @ COINFI, EZRA FUND
HONG KONG

» Head of Business Development @ CoinFi (2018-Present)
» Partner & Advisor @ Ezra Fund (2018-Present)
» Founding Team & Board Member @ ZenCash (2017-2018)
» Darla Moore School of Business

 

HOLGER LUEDORF @ GOOGLE
SAN FRANCISCO

» Managing Director, Global Product Partnerships @ Google (2017-Present)
» SVP Business @ Postmates (2014-2017)
» VP, Head of Business Development @ Foursquare (2010-2014)
» Duke University, MBA

 

RUI MA @ TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY
SAN FRANCISCO, BEIJING

» Co-Founder @ Transformative Technology Academy (2018-Present)
» Executive Chairman @ Rookie Fund (2015-Present)
» Partner, Greater China & Head of Global Fundraising @ 500 Startups (2013-2016)
» University of California, Berkeley, BS

 

MARTIN MACMILLAN @ POLLEN VC
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder & CEO @ Pollen VC (2014-Present)
» Co-Founder @ Soniqplay (2010-Present)
» Business Development Director @ Level Four Software (2000-2009)
» University of St. Andrews, MS

 

TJ MARCHETTI @ BANJO
BURBANK

» Chief Strategy Officer @ Banjo (2018-Present)
» Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing @ The Walt Disney Studios (2011-2014)
» Vice President, Singles Service @ eHarmony.com (2007)
» Boston University

 

JOHN MARCOM @ SOAPAI
PALO ALTO

» Senior Vice President/Content @ SoapAI (2018-Present)
» President, International @ Meredith Corporation (2015-2018)
» SVP International Operations @ Yahoo! (2003-2007)
» INSEAD, MBA

 

LYLAN MASTERMAN @ WHITE STAR CAPITAL
NEW YORK

» General Partner @ White Star Capital (2018-Present)
» Fellow, Class 19 @ Kauffman Fellows (2014-Present)
» VP Product @ StrikeAd (2013-2014)
» Northwestern University, MBA

 

KIRSTEN MAYNARD @ WAXMAN STRATEGIES
WASHINGTON DC

» Senior Vice President @ Waxman Strategies (2017-Present)
» Senir Director, Venture Capital & Emerging Tech Practice @ Spark (2015-2017)
» Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications @ Sony (1999-2004)
» University of San Francisco

 

CHRIS MCCANN @ CRYPTO WEEKLY
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder @ Crypto Weekly (2018-Present)
» Co-Founder @ StartupDigest (2009-Present)
» Community Lead @ Greylock Partners (2014-2018)
» California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

 

GENNA MCKEEL @ GOOGLE
SAN FRANCISCO

» Business Development, Google for Entrepreneurs @ Google (2014-Present)
» Central Africa-Foreign Affairs Officer @ U.S. Department of State (2007-2010)
» Consultant @ IBM (2003-2005)
» London Business School, MBA

 

KARIANNE MELLEBY @ STARTUPLAB
OSLO

» Director Corporate Partnerships @ StartupLab Oslo (2018-Present)
» Head of Open Banking and Strategic Partnerships @ DNB (2017-2018)
» VP Head of Global Partnerships @ Telenor Group (2013-2017)
» BI Norwegian Business School, MBE

 

JEFF MERKEL @ LADDER
PALO ALTO

» Co-Founder @ Ladder (2015-Present)
» Director, Global Android Partnerships @ Google (2013-2014)
» Vice President & General Manager @ AdMob (2009-2010)
» Co-Founder & Board Director @ H2 (2009-Present)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

CHRIS MISNER @ ROBLOX
SAN FRANCISCO

» President, International @ Roblox (2018-Present)
» GM @ Apple Asia Pacific (2004-2016)
» VP International Expansion @ Good Technology (2002-2004)
» Wharton, MBA

 

MELANIE MOHR @ YEAY, WOMTOKEN
BERLIN

» Founder & CEO @ YEAY (2015-Present)
» CEO @ WOMToken (2018-Present)
» Founder & CEO @ Apollo.tv (2014-Present)
» The University of Bonn

 

YUKA NAGASHIMA @ ASTIA
SAN FRANCISCO

» C-suite Advisor, EIR @ Astia (2015-Present)
» Advisor @ Paubox (2017-Present)
» President @ Astia (2016-2018)
» Reed College

 

ELLIOTT NG @ GOOGLE
SAN FRANCISCO

» Director of Product Management, Content Creation & Search @ Google (2015-Present)
» Co-Founder, VP of Marketing @ UpTake (2007-2009)
» Director, Interactive Marketing @ Intuit (2003-2005)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

JONATHAN PADILLA @ KARAKUL
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founding Partner @ Karakul (2018-Present)
» Scholar @ Schwarzman Scholars (2017-2018)
» Political Director @ The Westly Group (2016-2017)
» Harvard University

 

MOH PALIZI @ WEWORK
SAN FRANCISCO

» Business Development @ WeWork (2017-Present)
» Director of Sales @ Goby (2014-2016)
» SVP, Customer Success @ Measurabl (2013-2014)
» University of California, Berkeley, MBA

 

JAY PAREKH @ CHIME
SAN FRANCISCO

» VP, Business Development @ Chime (2018-Present)
» Director of Business Development @ Braintree (2013-2018)
» Director of Business Development @ Venmo (2013-2018)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

BARRETT PARKMAN @ GWC INNOVATOR FUND
SAN FRANCISCO

» Managing Partner, GWC Innovator Fund (2016-Present)
» Founder & Managing Director @ G-Startup Worldwide (2010-Present)
» Co-Founder & Various Titles @ GWC (2009-Present)
» Co-Founder & Co-Producer @ GMIC (2009-Present)

 

NAYAN PATEL @ H2
PALO ALTO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ H2 (2009-Present)
» Director, International Operations @ LinkedIn (2008-2011)
» Product Manager @ Google (2005-2007)
» Program Manager @ Yahoo! (1996-1999)
» University of California, Berkeley

 

MONISHA PERKASH @ LUMO BODYTECH
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Lumo Bodytech (2011-Present)
» Facilitator & Guest Lecturer, Graduate School of Business @ Stanford University (2013-Present)
» VP Products @ SimpleTuition (2009-2011)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

CARLOS PESSOA @ INVEST TECH BRAZIL
SAO PAULO

» Managing Director-Early Stage @ Invest Tech Brazil (2016-Present)
» Regional Manager-Latin America @ Coursera (2015-2016)
» Managing Director @ Wayra Brazil (2012-2015)
» Global Chapter Chair, Sao Paulo @ H2 (2016-Present)
» Fundação Getulio Vargas

 

PRIYA RAJAN @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
MENLO PARK

» Director, Early Stage Banking @ Silicon Valley Bank (2007-Present)
» Board Member @ Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area (2015-Present)
» Finance Manager @ Charles Schwab (2003-2007)
» Cornell University, MBA

 

K.V. RAO @ AVISO, ZUORA
SAN FRANCISCO

» Founder @ Aviso (2012-Present)
» Founder @ Zuora (2006-Present)
» Board Member, SF Bay Area @ Pratham (2010-Present)
» Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

 

JOERG RATHENBERG @ LEX MACHINA
PALO ALTO

» Chief Marketing Officer @ Lex Machina (2017-Present)
» VP Marketing @ CloudPassage (2011-2013)
» Senior Director Product Marketing @ Salesforce.com (2006-2009)
» Thunderbird School of Global Management, MBA

 

YANNICK RAULT @ SHEETGO
VALENCIA

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Sheetgo (2016-Present)
» Member Board of Directors @ Impact Hub Network (2015-Present)
» Co-Founder & CEO @ Abramar (2008-2015)
» University of Miami

 

KIRTHIGA REDDY @ H2
PALO ALTO

» Chair, Stanford Business School Management Board @ Stanford University
» Managing Global Client Partner & Emerging Markets Lead @ Facebook (2016-2018)
» MD, Facebook India & South Asia @ Facebook (2010-2016)
» Global Chapter Chair, Silicon Valley @ H2 (2018-Present)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

BRIAN REQUARTH @ GRUPO ZAP
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Chair @ Grupo ZAP (2017-Present)
» Executive Chairman @ VivaReal (2016-Present)
» Founder @ Bilingual Marketing Group (2004-2009)
» San Diego State University

 

NEERAJ ROY @ HUNGAMA
MUMBAI

» Founder & Managing Director @ Hungama (1999-Present)
» Vice President @ Prime Securities Limited (1995-1999)
» Sydenham Institute of Management, University of Bombay, MBA

 

KENNETH RYU @ BINARYVR
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & COO @ BinaryVR (2015-Present)
» VP Operations @ Playnery (2013-2015)
» Marketing Manager @ SK Telecom (2003-2008
» Dartmouth College, MBA

 

FABIANA SALLES @ GESTO
SAO PAULO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Gesto (2002-Present)
» Co-Founder @ Sentry Telemedice (1999-2004)
» Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial

 

KELLY SANG @ APPLE
BEIJING

» Director, Apple Pay @ Apple (2015-Present)
» General Manager, Americas @ Alibaba (2007-2010)
» Senior Marketing Manager @ Hyperion (2006-2007)
» North Carolina State University, MBA

 

RAJESH SAWHNEY @ GSF, INNERCHEF
DELHI

» Founder & CEO @ GSF Accelerator and GSF Superangels (2012-Present)
» Co-Founder @ InnerChef (2015-Present)
» Founding COO @ Times Internet Limited (1999-2005)
» Global Chapter Chair, India @ H2 (2018-Present)
» Harvard Business School (AMP)

 

ROHAN SAWHNEY @ CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
NEW YORK

» PhD Student @ Carnegie Mellon University (2016-Present)
» Creative Intelligence Lab Intern @ Adobe (2018-Present)
» Graphics Engineer @ IrisVR (2015-2016)
» Carnegie Mellon University, PhD (in progress)

 

DILARA SAYEED @ VPEER
CHICAGO

» Founder @ vPeer (2010-Present)
» Lecturer @ Northwestern University (2015-Present)
» Chief Education Officer @ Golden Apple Foundation (2015-2017)
» Harvard University Graduate School of Education, PhD

 

SAJID SAYEED @ U-QUEUE, VPEER
CHICAGO

» Co-Founder @ U-Queue (2018-Present)
» Co-Founder & Strategy @ vPeer (2017-Present)
» Strategic Sourcing @ Blue Cross Blue Shield (2016-2018)
» Saint Louis University

 

HATEM SELLAMI @ COGNIRA
ATLANTA

» Co-Founder @ Cognira (2015-Present)
» Co-Founder & Board Member @ TAYP (2011-Present)
» Co-Founder & President @ Predictix (2005-2014)
» Georgia Institute of Technology, MBA

 

IGOR SENRA @ MOIP
SAO PAULO

» Co-Founder @ MoIP Pagamentos S/A (2007-Present)
» Coordenador de Planejamento Financeiro @ Claro (2007-2008)
» Global Chapter Chair, Sao Paulo @ H2 (2017-Present)
» Harvard University, MBA

 

HARSH SHAH @ SOCOTRA
MOUNTAIN VIEW

» Product, Marketing & Partnerships @ Socotra (2015-Present)
» Summer Fellow @ World Health Partners (2014)
» Manager, Mobile Product Marketing & Partnerships @ Google (2010-2014)
» University of California, Los Angeles

 

BEERUD SHETH @ GUPSHUP
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Gupshup (2005 – Present)
» Founder & VP @ Elance (1998 – 2005)
» AVP @ Merrill Lynch (1995 – 1998)
» Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS

 

NADIA SINGER @ NEO
SAN FRANCISCO

» Partner @ Neo (2017-Present)
» Head of Outreach @ Quora (2016-2017)
» Recruiting @ Facebook (2012)
» California Polytechnic State University

 

JON SLAVET @ WEWORK
SAN FRANCISCO

» CWeO - US & Canada West @ WeWork (2018 – Present)
» VP/GM Global eCommerce & VP/GM EA Sports Active @ Electronic Arts (2010 – 2013)
» Co-Founder & Co-CEO @ Guru.com (1999-2003)
» Dartmouth College

 

SARAH SMITH @ BAIN CAPITAL
SAN FRANCISCO

» Investing Partner @ Bain Capital Ventures (2018-Present)
» VP Advertising Sales & Operations @ Quora (2012-2017)
» Director of Online Operations @ Facebook (2008-2012)
» Stanford University, MBA

 

CHRISTIAN STROBL @ HACKERBAY
BERLIN

» CEO @ Hackerbay (2016-Present)
» Member @ NFX Guild (2016-Present)
» Managing Director & Founder @ Hackevents (2014-Present)
» Harvard Business School (HBX)

 

KEI SUGAWARA @ istyle
TOKYO

» CFO, Board Director @ istyle (2004-Present)
» EVP @ Altovision (2003-2004)
» Manager @ Arthur D. Little (2000-2003)
» University of Bristol, MBA

 

DILAWAR SYED @ LUMIATA
SAN FRANCISCO

» President & CEO @ Lumiata (2018-Present)
» President @ Freshworks (2014-2018)
» CEO @ Yonja Media Group (2009-2014)
» University of Pennsylvania, MBA

 

CHUNG-MAN TAM @ 2ND ADDRESS
SAN FRANCISCO

» CEO @ 2nd Address (2016-Present)
» Chief Product Officer @ Chartboost (2013-2015)
» Director, Product Management @ AdMob (2008-2011)
» Stanford University

 

ALLEN TAYLOR @ ENDEAVOR
SAN FRANCISCO

» Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst @ Endeavor (2013-Present)
» VP, Global Network @ Endeavor (2012-Present)
» Board of Directors @ Princeton in Latin America (2004-2015)
» Princeton University, A.B.

 

STEPHEN TAYLOR @ SOJERN
SAN FRANCISCO

» SVP & Managing Director @ Sojern (2012-Present)
» CEO @ Qype (2009-2010)
» Regional VP & Managing Director Europe @ Yahoo! (2002-2007)
» Global Chapter Chair, London @ H2 (2012-2013)
» University of Birmingham

 

TINA TRAN @ OCULUS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Developer Strategy and Content Partnerships @ Oculus VR (2015-Present)
» Vice President of Global Business Development @ Halfbrick (2012-2015)
» Senior Director of Developer Relations @ OpenFeint (2010-2012)
» University of California, Los Angeles

 

ANDY TSAO @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
MENLO PARK

» Managing Director @ Silicon Valley Bank (1997-Present)
» Assistant Vice President-Technology Group @ Bank of Boston (1995-1997)
» Boston University, MBA

 

TRIP WAGONER @ WCAPITAL
SAN FRANCISCO

» Investor @ wCapital (2013 – Present)
» Chief Business Officer @ Housing.com (2014 – 2015)
» Co-founder, CEO / Managing Director @ Groupon Thailand (2011 – 2013)
» Harvard, MBA

 

VALERIE WAGONER @ CREDIT KARMA
SAN FRANCISCO

» VP International @ Credit Karma (2017-Present)
» Senior Director, Growth @ Twitter (2015-2017)
» Founder & CEO @ ZipDial (2010-2016)
» Global Chapter Chair, Silicon Valley @ H2 (2018-Present)
» Stanford University, MA

 

THOMAS WALLE @ UNACAST
NEW YORK

» Co-Founder & CEO @ Unacast (2014-Present)
» Official Member @ Forbes Technology Council (2017-Present)
» Director of Business Development @ TIDAL (2011-2014)
» Copenhagen Business School

 

JEREMY WENOKUR @ LIGHTBOX
LOS ANGELES

» Partner @ Lightbox Ventures (2014-Present)
» Director of Corporate Development @ Google (2001-2005)
» Business Development @ Netscape (1998-2001)
» University of Michigan Law School, JD

 

JILL WILLIAMS @ NASPERS VENTURES
SAN FRANCISCO

» Communications Partner @ Naspers Ventures (2016-Present)
» Board Member @ San Francisco Education Fund (2012-Present)
» Director of Global Communications @ eBay (2008-2015)
» Advisory Board @ H2 (2018-Present)
» Georgia Institute of Technology, BS

 

LISA WU @ NORWEST VENTURE PARTNERS
SAN FRANCISCO

» Venture Capital @ Norwest Venture Partners (2012-Present)
» Worldwide Corporate Development @ Amazon (2011)
» Venture Capital @ Bessemer Venture Partners (2007-2010)
» University of Pennsylvania, MBA

 

PAUL WU @ CAROTA
SHANGHAI

» CEO @ Carota (2011-Present)
» CEO @ Gmobi (2011-Present)
» Mentor @ Chinaccelerator and MOX (2015-Present)
» Rotterdam School of Management, MBA

 

BEDY YANG @ 500 STARTUPS
MOUNTAIN VIEW

» Managing Partner @ 500 Startups (2011-Present)
» Founder @ +INNOVATORS (2010-Present)
» Advisory Board @ H2 (2018-Present)
» University of Pennsylvania, MLA

 

EDITH YEUNG @ 500 STARTUPS
SAN FRANCISCO, BEIJING

» Partner @ 500 Startups, Greater China (2014-Present)
» Vice President, International Business Development @ Dolphin (2011-2014)
» Founding Partner @ RightVentures (2011-Present)
» Harvard University, EMBA

 

JIHUN YU @ BINARYVR
SAN FRANCISCO

» Co-Founder & CEO @ BinaryVR (2015-Present)
» R&D Software Engineer @ Industrial Light & Magic (2011-2015)
» Research Intern @ INRIA Sophia Antipolis (2007-2008
» New York University, PhD

 

PEDRO YUE @ QUINSTREET
SAN FRANCISCO

» Vice President, GM B2B Tech and Brazil @ QuinStreet (2014-Present)
» Case Team Leader @ Bain & Company (2005-2008)
» Wharton, MBA

 

ERIC ZHOU @ SILICON VALLEY BANK
SAN FRANCISCO

» Vice President, Asia Link @ Silicon Valley Bank (2018-Present)
» Senior Associate, Venture Capital Group @ Silicon Valley Bank (2013-2018)
» Intern, Venture Capital Group @ Silicon Valley Bank (2012)
» University of Rochester