Geoff Yang is a founding partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Geoff was a general partner with IVP, a firm he joined in 1987. Yang emphasizes investments in consumer media and infrastructure. His media and advertising investments include Ask Jeeves, Clicker, Efficient Frontier, Excite, Machinima, MySpace and TiVo. His networking investments include Calix,Foundry Networks, Juniper Networks, MMC Networks and Wellfleet.
He currently serves on the Board of Bluefin, Branchout, Findery, Formspring, Gaia Online, Gravity, Machinima, Oodle, Scribd and Tidemark. In addition, Yang was founding director or previously led investments in Agile Networks, Applied Digital Access, BigBand Networks, Centillion, Collabra, Crescendo, Golfweb, JotSpot, Netcore Systems, Netlink, Promatory, Rapid City, Shasta Networks and Whitetree.
Yang is currently on the Advisory Council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and previously served on the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) as well as a Director of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC). Prior to joining IVP, Geoff was an Associate with First Century Partners and a Marketing Representative at IBM Corp. Yang holds a B.S.E. in Engineering and Management Systems from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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Last Updated: Tue, Sep 25, 2012
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