Geoff Yang

Geoff Yang
Managing Director, Redpoint Ventures

Geoffrey Y. Yang is a founding partner of Redpoint Ventures, a $2 billion family of early-stage venture capital funds. Previously, Geoff was a general partner with Institutional Venture Partners, a firm he joined in 1987.

During his 25 years in the venture capital business, Geoff has emphasized investments in consumer media and infrastructure. He led media and advertising investments including Ask Jeeves, Clicker Media, Excite, Gaia Online, Machinima, MySpace, Scribd, and TiVo. He also led networking investments including BigBand, Calix, Foundry Networks, Juniper Networks, MMC Networks and Wellfleet.

Geoff was formerly Director of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Director and President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC). In addition, Geoff has served on the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC).

Geoff holds a BSE in Engineering and a BA from Princeton, and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Sessions

Location: Sea Cliff
Moderated by:
Todor Tashev (Omidyar Network)
Panelists:
Ryan McIntyre (Foundry Group), Christopher Bishko (Omidyar Network), Dave McClure (500 Hats), Geoff Yang (Redpoint Ventures)
The Innovators Luncheon is an opportunity for early stage creative startups to present their elevator pitch to a panel of established and respected Venture Capitalists, and a gathering of industry decision makers that is comprised of Web 2.0 Summit attendees. Read more.
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  • Bing
  • BlackBerry by Research In Motion
  • Dell
  • Yahoo!
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Canaan Partners
  • iStockphoto
  • Ixaris
  • Meebo
  • Quova
  • TokBox
  • Unity Medical
  • Visa
  • .CO
  • Aperture
  • Ask.com
  • Omidyar Network
  • SendGrid
  • TriNet HR Corporation
  • Wyse Technology
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