Heidi Roizen is an Operations Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson. She has spent her life immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem - as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, educator and member of the boards of directors of private and public companies, trade associations and nonprofit institutions.
After receiving her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Stanford University, Roizen co-founded T/Maker Company (an early personal computer software company) in 1983, where she served as CEO from inception through its acquisition by Deluxe Corporation in 1994. In 1996, Roizen joined Apple as Vice President of Worldwide Developer Relations. From there, Roizen entered the venture capital world, serving as a Managing Director of Mobius Venture Capital from 1999 to 2007.
Roizen is also a Fenwick and West Entrepreneurship Educator in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University, where she teaches the course Spirit of Entrepreneurship. Roizen is a member of the boards of directors of TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO), DMGT (LSE:DMGT), Eventful, ShareThis and XTime, and serves on the advisory boards of Springboard Enterprises and the National Center for Women in Information Technology.
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Last Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2014
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