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.

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

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


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. Head of Growth @unitQ. @USC Alum

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

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

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

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

Fellow @XSeedCapital. Awarded a “20 Under 20″ Thiel Fellowship to pursue innovative scientific and technical projects


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