Our team of partners works closely together pulling from a variety of honed skill sets to help entrepreneurs achieve their desired success.

Founding Partner of @XSeedCapital, entrepreneur and @UCBerkeley faculty member

Seed-stage VC @XSeedCapital, lecturer @StanfordGSB, @Cal undergrad, hockey/soccer fan, husband and father

Partner @XSeedCapital. Helps entrepreneurs build businesses that overcome the challenges of market, geographic and platform risk. Former exec at @SurveyMonkey and @Yahoo

Company builder. VC @XSeedCapital. Alum @StanfordGSB @stanforddschool @ECEUBC From #Vancouver and #HongKong

Venture Partner @XSeed Capital. Interested in software which disaggregates the legacy enterprise software stack and re-aggregates it. Former CEO at Woven Systems and @Broadcom

Special Advisor @XSeedCapital. Provides guidance to entrepreneurs with a focus on complex technology and science. Associate Professor @stanforddschool and General Partner @MohrDavidow


Entrepreneurs can rely on XSeed to provide insights into business and technical issues. With tangible operating experience at a variety of successful companies, our Executives- and Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIRs) are well-positioned to provide helpful support.

Former Director of Global Prime Delivery Experience @Amazon and marketing & sales exec @ShipHawk, @Pixlee, @Photobucket and @Shutterfly

EIR @XSeedCapital. Operated in Silicon Valley for 20 years as a product leader at companies such as @JPMorgan Chase, @Bloomspot, and @Yahoo!


We are fortunate to work with a brilliant group of technically-minded domain experts heralding from a variety of top-tier universities. Channeling their learnings and intellect provides our entrepreneurs with fresh perspectives from the cutting edge.

Fellow @XSeedCapital. MBA + MSCS candidate @Stanford. Former CPU design engineer @Intel. Loves @Duke basketball and #Battlebots.

Fellow @XSeedCapital. MBA candidate @StanfordGSB, MPA candidate @Harvard. Founder and Chair, @EverybodyDanceNow, former ED of @Spark and @Bridgespan consultant.


Our past EIRs and Fellows have brought a unique perspective and set of experiences that have proven invaluable to our portfolio of entrepreneurs. These are a representative few that are still close to the XSeed team.

EIR Emeritus @XSeedCapital. Former CEO @ChooseEnergy, exec @ModCloth and

CMO @VaporIO. Former marketing exec @Mesosphere, @Heroku and

Global Chief Commercial Officer @SimilarWeb. Deep expertise in SaaS-based marketing and analytics companies, including @GetSmartify

EIR @XSeedCapital. Operated in Silicon Valley for 25 years as a builder, marketer, speaker and advisor at companies like @Facebook and @Intel

EIR @XSeedCapital. Head of Growth @unitQ. @USC Alum

Product management leader @Google, @Docker, @Heroku, @BoxHQ, @Amazon, and @PayPal

COO at CocoTerra. Former marketing and ops exec at Rapt, Better Place, and @SIPXCopyright

EIR Emeritus @XSeedCapital. Strong background @Google and Art Technology Group in online advertising,
e-commerce and SaaS applications

Co-founder of Eloquent Labs. PhD in Natural Language Processing @Stanford.

Head of Product Marketing, Ads, Analytics, & Machine Learning @unity3d. Former product marketing manager @Facebook. @StanfordGSB

CEO @LiltHQ. PhD from @Stanford in Computer Science, focused on natural language processing

Fellow @XSeedCapital. MBA candidate @StanfordGSB. Former Chief of Staff to the CEO @Bridgewater. @Harvard undergrad


Members of our operations team are experts in their fields. They are friendly resources for our entrepreneurs.

Director of Administration @XSeedCapital with 20+ years of administrative and operations experience supporting a variety of companies

Director of Marketing at @XSeedCapital. Broad understanding of global branding, communications and event management across various industries