As a partner at Redpoint Ventures, Jeff invests in consumer and enterprise companies created by inspired founders pursuing exceptional markets. He’s most excited by markets and business models that haven’t been imagined yet. Domains of interest include marketplaces, mobile-born businesses, services dispatched as net-connected hardware and financial innovations.
Current investments include Playground Global, HomeAway (AWAY), Brandless, BitGo, Kodiak Networks, PSafe, Receivables Exchange and Viajanet. Noteworthy prior investments include Danger, Fraud Sciences, LifeSize Communications, Concur Technologies (CNQR), Loopnet (LOOP), ZING Systems, GetThere (GTHR), mySimon, NextCard (NXCD), Onebox, ViaVideo, and Web TV.
Before co-founding Redpoint: Brentwood Venture Capital, Comdisco Ventures and Crosspoint Venture Partners. Earlier in his career, Jeff co-founded a mobile telecommunications company and was a field engineer for Schlumberger Ltd. in Europe and Africa. Stanford GSB and UC Berkeley BS Mech Eng. Current Chair of the Venture Capital subcommittee of the Stanford Business School Trust.
Jeff is a mediocre long boarder, aspiring kite boarder and accomplished furniture maker.