Tom Dyal


Tom Dyal 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-EatDraftKingsPocket Gems, and Internet Brands. In the software and infrastructure sectors he has led the firm's investments in Qwilt, Caspida (Splunk), Clearwell (Symantec), NextG (Crown Castle), Kazeon (EMC), WiChorus (Tellabs), TopSpin (Cisco), TiMetra (Alcatel) and StratumOne (Cisco).  Prior to co-founding Redpoint, Tom was a general partner with IVP. Tom is past President and former director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC) and spent nine years in operating roles with Bay Networks and 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. Tom is a former card counter and EPL soccer fanatic.