Allen Beasley

Partner

Allen Beasley is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures and leads the firm's investment activity in growth-stage companies, focusing on opportunities in the Internet and infrastructure sectors. Allen led or co-led Redpoint’s current investments in Arctic Wolf Networks, Just-EatKabam, Sonos, and Zendesk; Allen also led previous successful investments in Alltel (acquired by Verizon),  Answers (acquired by AFCV Holdings),  Intermix (acquired by News Corp.),  Internet Brands (acquired by Hellman & Friedman), NextG (acquired by Crown Castle), OuterBay (acquired by HP), Orbital Data (acquired by Citrix) and the spinoff of ON Semiconductor (ONNN) from Motorola.

Before joining Redpoint in 1999, Allen was an associate with IVP.  Previously, Allen worked in marketing and product management for Ipsilon Networks, a developer of IP switching technology founded in 1994 and acquired by Nokia in 1997. Allen holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Jeff Brody

Partner

Jeff Brody is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Jeff is focused on investments in technology companies spanning both enterprise and consumer customers. He currently serves on the board of directors of  HomeAway (AWAY), BeepiBitGo, Kodiak Networks, Receivables Exchange, Viajanet and Xango.  Jeff is also responsible for Redpoint's pioneering investment effort and dedicated early stage venture capital funds in Brazil.

Jeff was an early investor and director of Danger (acquired by Microsoft), Fraud Sciences (acquired by eBay), LifeSize Communications (acquired by Logitech), Concur Technologies (CNQR), Loopnet (LOOP), ZING Systems (acquired by Dell), GetThere (GTHR), mySimon (acquired by CNET), NextCard (NXCD), Onebox (acquired by OpenWave), ViaVideo (acquired by Polycom) and Web TV (acquired by Microsoft).

Before co-founding Redpoint, Jeff was a general partner with Brentwood Venture Capital, a firm he joined in 1994. Prior to Brentwood, Jeff was at Comdisco Ventures and Crosspoint Venture Partners. Early in his career, Jeff co-founded a mobile telecommunications company and worked as a field engineer for Schlumberger Ltd. in Europe and Africa.

Jeff received a B.S. in Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  He currently serves as Chairman of the Venture Capital subcommittee of the Stanford Business School Trust.

Chris Child

Senior Associate

Chris Child is a Senior Associate with Redpoint Ventures. Chris focuses on early stage investments in digital media, consumer internet and enterprise software. Prior to joining Redpoint, Chris worked on Enterprise Software investments at Golden Gate Capital, and in the private equity group of Bain & Company in Boston. Chris also worked as a product management intern at foursquare, a mobile location-based social networking startup.

Chris holds an S.B. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, and an MBA from Stanford University.

Alex Clayton

Associate

Alex Clayton is an Associate with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on early-growth investment opportunities in the software / SaaS, mobile, internet and digital media sectors. Prior to joining Redpoint, Alex was in the Technology, Media and Telecom investment banking division of Goldman Sachs, where he focused on software / SaaS, internet and semiconductor companies. He helped advise a variety of clients on mergers & acquisitions, equity financings and LBO transactions. At Goldman Sachs, Alex worked with companies such as Intuit, Yelp, Marin Software, Gigamon, SanDisk and others. Alex earned a bachelor's degree from Stanford University.

Jamie Davidson

Senior Associate

Jamie Davidson is a Senior Associate with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on early stage investments in consumer Internet, mobile, digital media and online marketplaces.  Previously, he was the VP of Product at Hotel Tonight.  He joined HT as a result of their acquisition of PrimaTable where he was the Founder / CEO.  Before PrimaTable, Jamie spent time at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers focused on digital technology investment, at YouTube as the Product Manager for algorithmic video discovery and at Google as a data scientist on AdWords. Jamie holds a B.S.E in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University.

Satish Dharmaraj

Partner

Satish Dharmaraj is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures. Prior to Redpoint, Satish was the founder/CEO of Zimbra which he sold to Yahoo! for $350M.  Before founding Zimbra, Satish was GM of the Messaging Products Division at Openwave Systems, responsible for mobile email, mobile unified messaging, mobile voicemail and mobile instant messaging product lines selling to large carriers and ISPs. Satish managed both the engineering and product management teams. Satish came to Openwave as part of the founding team at the unified messaging company Onebox, where he led engineering and network operations and sold Onebox to Openwave for $850M.

Prior to Onebox, Satish was at Sun Microsystems' JavaSoft Division from 1995 through 1998 where he was responsible for the conception, design and implementation of Java Server Pages (JSPs). He also led the team that designed and implemented the Java Servlet API.

Satish previously held several programming positions at IBM and Transarc Corportations. Satish has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Sciences and an executive management degree from the Harvard Business School.

Satish focused on investments in the mobile, consumer and cloud computing areas. His Redpoint led investments include:

Mobile / Social / Consumer Investments:

Sonos

Coin

Pulse (acquired by LinkedIn)

Path

Acompli

Posterous (acquired by Twitter)

Gogobot

Peel

SaaS / Infrastructure Investments:

Zendesk (IPO)

Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix)

StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft)

Pure Storage

mapR

Infer

Tactile

BigSwitch

StorVisor

Satish is also a member of the Verizon 4G venture forum and helps VZW look at mobile companies to invest/partner with.

Follow Satish on twitter @satishd

Tom Dyal

Partner

Tom Dyal is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Tom was a general partner with IVP, a firm he joined in 1997.

Tom heads Redpoint's investment activity in growth-stage companies focusing on opportunities in consumer and mobile, software and infrastructure.  His consumer and mobile investments include Just-EatDraftKings, Pocket Gems, Answers.com and Internet Brands.

In the software and infrastructure sectors, he has led the firm's investments in Qwilt, Caspida, Clearwell (Symantec), NextG (Crown Castle), Kazeon (EMC), WiChorus (Tellabs), TopSpin (Cisco), TiMetra (Alcatel) and StratumOne (Cisco).

Tom is past President and a former director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC).

Prior to joining the venture business, Tom spent nine years in operating roles in the communications and networking industry.  At Bay Networks, Tom ran product management for its network management software business.  He began his career as a systems engineer with AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Tom holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Elliot Geidt

Vice President

Elliot Geidt is a Vice President with Redpoint Ventures where he helps lead the firm's growth equity practice and focuses on opportunities in the software, infrastructure, Internet and mobile sectors. Prior to joining Redpoint, Elliot was with Spectrum Equity Investors, a $4 billion growth equity firm. Prior to Spectrum, Elliot worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Group. Elliot holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Dean Gilbert

Special Advisor

Dean Gilbert is a Special Advisor with Redpoint Ventures. He focuses on making investments in digital media and all things video. Dean brings more than 30 years executive management experience in digital media, programming, broadband services and Internet based platforms. Deal also serves as a senior adviser to YouTube, where he recently served as VP, Global Head of Content and Operations. Dean was formerly the EVP, General Manager for @HomeNetwork, the CEO of @Home Solutions, the President and CEO of Positive Communications, the EVP of Group Operations at KBLCOM and held various executive level marketing and management positions with Time Warner, TCI/KnightRidder and Continental Cablevision. Dean also is a former Managing Partner for Sandalwood Investments, an independent private investment firm.

Tim Haley

Partner

Tim Haley is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Tim was a general partner with IVP, a firm he began working with in 1987 and joined in 1998. Tim focuses on investments in software, consumer Internet and digital media. Tim currently serves on the Boards of Directors of  Netflix (NFLX), 2U (TWOU), Curious.com, TheFind, ThredUP, Jaunt VR, and Zuora.  He also led investments in Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!), Responsys (MKTG: acquired by Oracle), Topspin Media (acquired by Beats Music), Homestead Technologies (acquired by Intuit), Onebox.com (acquired by OpenWave), Kendara (acquired by @Home),  M7 (acquired by BEA Systems),  Movaris (acquired by Trintech), Reflect, Inc. (acquired by Procter and Gamble) and Xmarks (acquired by LastPass). Tim is on the Board of Trustees at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Center for Science, Technology and Society at Santa Clara University. Tim received his B.A. in Philosophy from Santa Clara University.

Brad Jones

Partner

Brad Jones is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Brad was a general partner with Brentwood Venture Capital, a firm he joined in 1981. Brad currently focuses on technology opportunities located in Southern California. Brad has managed successful investments in biotechnology, communications, Internet commerce, internet infrastructure, medical devices, semiconductors, software, and wireless. He has served on the board of ten public companies funded by Brentwood and Redpoint, and currently is a board member of Stamps.com and a number of private companies. Brad received the Los Angeles Venture Association's first Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was honored with the Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award by the Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year program.

Brad received an A.B. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, and an A.M. in Physics from Harvard University. Brad also holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller scholar, and a J.D. from the Stanford Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Pueo Keffer

Partner

Pueo Keffer is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures where he helps lead the firm's growth equity practice and focuses on opportunities in software, internet, digital media and mobile on a global basis. Pueo led or co-led the firm's investments in Homejoy, Open EnglishKabam, Just-Eat and Viajanet. Pueo was actively involved with the firm's investments in SonosPocket GemsTantalus Systems, NextG Networks (recently acquired by Crown Castle) and HomeAway. Prior to joining Redpoint, Pueo was an Associate in the technology group of TA Associates, a $18 billion growth equity and buyout firm. Prior to TA, Pueo worked as a Financial Analyst for Goldman Sachs & Co. in the Investment Management Division. Pueo holds a B.A. in Economics with honors from Stanford University.

Chris Moore

Partner

Chris is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures, focusing his investments in the areas of consumer Internet, online marketing and SaaS opportunities.  He currently serves on the board of directors of 9FlatseBureauExtole, Fan.tv, Hark, Inadco, Intent Media, Refresh.io and Scripted.  Chris also led Redpoint's investment in BlueKai (acquired by Oracle), Efficient Frontier (acquired by Adobe), Right Media (acquired by Yahoo!), Auditude (acquired by Adobe), IntoNow (acquired by Yahoo!) and was actively involved with Redpoint's investment in MySpace (acquired by Newscorp).

Earlier in his career, Chris worked in product and business development roles with ecommerce pioneers wine.com and Peapod. Previously, Chris evaluated and executed Internet and media investments for Ameritech. He began his career as a financial analyst in the mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyout groups of Wasserstein Perella & Co.

Chris is a current director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC).

Chris holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Connect with Chris on Twitter @Moorski and on Linkedin @moorechris.

Lars Pedersen

Partner

Lars Pedersen is a Partner and the Chief Financial Officer of Redpoint Ventures and is responsible for the firm's financial management and reporting. He also leads the firm's administrative and operational efforts including investor relations, legal, information technology and human resources.

Prior to joining Redpoint, Lars was Vice President, Finance, of Worldview Technology Partners where he was responsible for the finance and accounting functions and was involved with all other operational aspects of the firm. Prior to joining Worldview, Lars was a Senior Manager in the audit division of Arthur Andersen with a focus on the financial services industry, a practice that included several venture capital firms as clients.

Lars is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and holds a B.S. in Political Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Scott Raney

Partner

Scott Raney is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures focusing on information and consumer technology with a particular emphasis on cloud computing, on-demand software, enterprise infrastructure and mobile apps and platforms. Scott serves on the board of directors or has been involved with Redpoint's investments in adap.tv, Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Cyanogen, Expensify, Heroku (acquired by Salesforce), Jumptap, PathRelateIQ, Stripe and Twilio.

Prior to joining Redpoint, Scott served as Senior Manager of New Products with NorthPoint Communications, a data CLEC providing nationwide DSL services. Scott managed NorthPoint's first consumer product and led product development of other new products. Prior to NorthPoint, Scott worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company, where he helped clients in the private equity and telecommunications industries. Previously, Scott was the Director of Engineering for VideoPort Technologies, a developer of videoconferencing hardware. Scott began his career at Andersen Consulting as a member of the Advanced Technology Group where he assisted clients in the telecommunications industry.

Scott holds a B.S.E.E., with high distinction, from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Ryan Sarver

Partner

Ryan is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on consumer Internet, mobile, social, local and platform investments. Prior to joining Redpoint, Ryan was a Director at Twitter where he oversaw the Twitter Platform and its ecosystem of companies. Before Twitter, Ryan was Director of Consumer Products at Skyhook Wireless where they pioneered the Wi-Fi and cell tower triangulation technology that powered the the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and Macbook. He was also responsible for conceiving of and driving the W3C Geolocation standard that is now used in most modern browsers.

Edward Suh

Associate

Edward Suh is an Associate with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on identifying and evaluating early-stage investment opportunities with an emphasis on consumer Internet, mobile, digital media, e-commerce, and SaaS companies. Prior to joining Redpoint, Edward was the Finance and Strategy Manager at Stitcher, an on-demand talk radio platform, where he was responsible for building out the company’s finance, strategic planning, and business operations functions. Prior to Stitcher, Edward was an Analyst in the technology investment banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he advised large-cap technology clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and spin-offs. Edward holds an M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Adil Syed

Associate

Adil Syed is an Associate with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on early-growth investment opportunities in internet, digital media, software / SaaS and mobile companies.  Adil supports Redpoint investments in these sectors and has been involved in the firm's investment in Twilio, Zendesk, Sonos, Open English and Viajanet.

Prior to joining Redpoint, Adil was a Senior Analyst in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs where he focused on high-growth clean technology and renewable energy companies, power and utility companies and industrials.  Adil’s client coverage included strategic business development and financing discussions, execution of private investments, public offerings and M&A processes including the Amyris IPO and the Clipper Windpower sale to United Technologies Corporation.  Prior to investment banking,  Adil worked as a Financial Analyst for a wealth management team managing over $10B in assets in the Goldman Sachs San Francisco office.

Adil earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Tomasz Tunguz

Partner

Tomasz Tunguz is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on consumer Internet, online marketing, digital media and software investments. Prior to joining Redpoint, Tomasz was the Product Manager for Google's Social Media monetization team, including the Google-MySpace partnership.  In addition, he managed the launches of AdSense into six new markets in Europe and Asia.  Before Google, Tomasz developed systems for the Department of Homeland Security at Appian Corporation, a provider of Business Process Management solutions.  Tomasz also co-founded Perquimans Systems, a provider of bilingual, tri-currency automated time billing and document management systems for top tier law firms in Chile. Tomasz holds a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering, a B.E. in System Identification and Control Systems and Master of Engineering Management from Dartmouth College where he was a George Revitz Fellow. Tomasz blogs here. Follow Tomasz on twitter at @ttunguz.

Mahesh Vellanki

Associate

Mahesh Vellanki is an Associate with Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on early-growth investment opportunities in the internet, digital media, mobile, e-commerce, gaming and online education sectors.  Mahesh supports Redpoint's investments in these sectors and has been involved with the firm's investments in DraftKings, Homejoy and Curious.com.

Prior to joining Redpoint, Mahesh was an Analyst in the technology investment banking division of Citigroup where he focused on internet, digital media, software, hardware and semiconductor companies. He advised a variety of clients on equity and debt financings, as well as strategic business development, M&A and LBO transactions. At Citigroup, Mahesh worked with companies such as Zillow, Groupon, AutoTrader, Synacor and Equinix.

Mahesh earned a bachelor's degree in Finance with honors from the University of Maryland.

John Walecka

Partner

John Walecka is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures and is passionate about companies with disruptive products and innovative business models.

John is very active in Redpoint's investment efforts around companies using big data insights to create new business applications, as well as innovative technologies for building cloud infrastructure and services.  He is on the boards of the following companies: Quantifind (social media predictive analytics platform), Datameer (big data analytics application native on Hadoop), Lastline Security (cloud based malware products), Moogsoft (big data applications applied to agile service managemnet), InterMolecular (data driven combinatorial materials discovery platform) and Avnera (cool audio products).  John also works with Satish on Pure Storage and MapR.

John has helped many entrepreneurs in the enterprise and broadband infrastructure spaces achieve success including: Fortinet (FTNT),  Entropic (ENTR),  Xylan (acquired by Alcatel), Wellfleet Communications (merged into Bay Networks), Synernetics (acquired by 3Com), Agile Networks (acquired by Lucent), Network Equipment Technologies (NWK), Polycom (PLCM), Onstream (acquired by 3Com), Avici Networks (AVCI), TransMedia Communications (acquired by Cisco), Lightera Networks (acquired by Ciena), Promatory Communications (acquired by Nortel), Netro (NTRO), StratumOne (acquired by Cisco) and Trapeze(acquired by Belden).

In addition, John has led investments in a number of software infrastructure companies, including Sybase (SYBS), Documentum (DCTM), Object Design (ODIS), Vitria Technology(VITR) and Schooner (sold to SanDisk).

He has also been involved with Redpoint China companies Qihoo (QIHU), BCD Semiconductor (BCDS), Domob and iDreamsky.

John is currently a Director of the Stanford Business School Venture Capital Trust, an advisor to the Stanford Engineering School and on the board of the SFMOMA. Prior to founding Redpoint, John was a general partner with Brentwood Venture Capital and worked at Hewlett Packard.

John received a B.S. and an M.S. in Engineering from Stanford University and a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Geoff Yang

Partner

Geoff Yang is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Geoff was a general partner with IVP, a firm he joined in 1987. Geoff emphasizes investments in consumer media and infrastructure. His media and advertising investments include Ask Jeeves, Clicker, Efficient Frontier, Excite, Machinima, MySpace and TiVo. His networking investments include Calix, Foundry Networks, Juniper Networks, MMC Networks and Wellfleet. He currently serves on the Board of  Findery, Gaia Online, Gravity (recently acquired by AOL), MachinimaScribd, TasteMade, Tidemark and WOCHit. In addition, Geoff was founding director or previously led investments in Agile Networks, Applied Digital Access, BigBand Networks, Bluefin, Centillion, Collabra, Crescendo, Golfweb, JotSpot, Netcore Systems, Netlink, Oodle, Promatory, Rapid City, Shasta Networks and Whitetree. Geoff previously served on the Advisory Council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business and on the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC), as well as a Director of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC). Prior to joining IVP, Geoff was an Associate with First Century Partners and a Marketing Representative at IBM Corp. Geoff holds a B.S.E. in Engineering and Management Systems from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Marjorie Yang

Advisor, China

Marjorie Yang is an Advisor focusing on Redpoint's operations in China.  She concentrates on investment strategy, deal sourcing, government relations, corporate development and portfolio company operations for Redpoint China.  In addition, she is also Chairman of Esquel Group, a leading textile and apparel manufacturer with operations throughout the world.  Marjorie was a founding member of Esquel in 1978, and was appointed Chairman in 1995.

Marjorie  has been a Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference since 2003.  In Hong Kong, she is Chairman of the Hong Kong-United States Business Council, Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on Admission of Quality Migrants and Professionals, a Member of the Government's Commission on Strategic Development and the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council.  In addition, Marjorie serves as Chairman of the Asia Business Council and Deputy Chairman of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council.

Marjorie is concerned with the promotion of education, with a particular interest in the development of young managers.  She has been a member of the MIT Corporation since 2001.  In 2010, she was appointed as Chairman of the Council of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  She is currently a member of various advisory boards of Harvard University, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management and an honorary member of the Court of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Marjorie earned a B.S. from MIT and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

David Yuan

Partner, Head of Redpoint China

David Yuan is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures and the head of Redpoint China since launching its presence in 2005, with offices in Beijing and Shanghai.  David is passionate about helping entrepreneurs to create the next-generation of  innovative companies.  David focuses on investment opportunities in consumer internet, digital marketing, mobile apps and platforms.  He is currently a board member of  SupertoolDomobApple TooniDreamSky, Yixia, Travo and Bangcle and AMEC.  David previously led Redpoint's investment in Cgen Media, acquired by Focus Media (Nasdaq: FMCN), Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU), 51.com and Innofidei.  He was also an early investor in Focused Photonics (China A-Share: 300203).

David brings to Redpoint Ventures over 15 years of entrepreneurial and operating experience with a demonstrated track record of building technology companies both in Silicon Valley and Asia Pacific. He has developed strong domain expertise in semiconductor, wireless, consumer internet and digital media.

Prior to joining Redpoint, David co-founded and served as CEO of iTelco Communications, a technology and solution provider for the next generation of communication networks. Previously, David was a co-founder of Opentel Communications, a facility-based international telecom carrier. Prior to Opentel, David co-founded Genesol Enterprise, one of the first telecom system integration companies in China. David began his career with Intel as a design engineer and a product manager in the microprocessor group.

David holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Sloan Fellow.

Reggie Zhang

Senior Associate

Reggie Zhang is a Senior Associate of Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on investment opportunities in digital media, online gaming, mobile Internet and advanced manufacturing in China.  Reggie has worked on Redpoint’s investments in WAL Fuel Systems, Supertool, Apple Toon, Yixia Video, iDreamSky and 117go.com.  Prior to joining Redpoint’s China office in 2010, Reggie worked for 4 years as a marketing engineer at the China headquarters of Infineon Technologies, a leading global semiconductor company, responsible for all automotive safety related products.  Previously Reggie was an application engineer at TRW, a leading automotive parts supplier in the world.  Reggie received a B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering (Automation) and an M.E. degree in Vehicle Engineering from Tsinghua University in China.

King Zhu

Vice President

King Zhu is a Vice President of Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on digital media and technology related investment opportunities in China.  King brings to Redpoint Ventures over 7 years of experience in the wireless industry and a strong track record of leading technology organizations in China.  Prior to joining Redpoint’s China office in 2011, King was a software director managing over 100 engineers at Flextronics, a global mobile communication OEM/ODM solution provider.  King began his career with Siemens Mobile in its research and development group.  King received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Chinese Academy of Space Technology and a MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

John Robb

EIR

John is an EIR at Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on enterprise software, mobile and financial services. John’s role at Redpoint is to discover new investment opportunities, accelerate the growth of existing portfolio companies and incubate new businesses. Most recently, John was the General Manager of R&D for Collaboration Products at VMware. Prior to VMware, John led the Zimbra sales, marketing and product teams for the Zimbra Business Unit at Yahoo!. John was part of the original management team at Zimbra and originally led the product and marketing organizations. John has held product roles at Openwave, Cellmania (acquired by RIM), Mspect (Nielsen Media), Chase Bank and AT&T. John remains an active angel investor and advisor to start ups including Puppet Labs, HelpShift, Tactile and more. John has been a judge for the last few years at the New Venture Challenge at Chicago Booth which has helped launch GrubHub, Braintree, Bump and more. John holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering and a B.A. in Political Sciences from Northwestern University. Additionally, John has a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.