Damon Cronkey is a Partner at XSeed Capital. A strategic advisor to global companies, Damon is interested in identifying opportunities for technology to create long term value in new markets.
With more than a decade of experience executing corporate development transactions ranging from early stage investments to multi-billion dollar acquisitions, as well as directly managing high-growth operating units, Damon works to help entrepreneurs build successful businesses that overcome the challenges of market, geographic and platform risk. He is currently focused on learning more about how data will facilitate engagement with applications and services to enhance behaviors both inside and outside of the workplace. Damon advises and serves on the board of directors of several technology companies as well as the development advisory board of Think College Now, a public school in Oakland, CA.
Prior to joining XSeed, Damon was Senior Vice President at Silicon Valley’s highly regarded firm SurveyMonkey, overseeing strategy, corporate development and a number of business units. Before SurveyMonkey Damon spent several years at Yahoo!, where he held a variety of senior roles in multiple operating units. He began his career in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions at Deutsche Bank Securities.
Damon holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. When not at work, he can usually be found at home spending time with his wife and three children.