Eric Wu is a popular Chinese co-founder of Opendoor who transitioned to President of Marketplace in 2022. He previously worked as the CEO of Opendoor. Together with fellow co-founder Keith Rabois, Opendoor company was started in 2014 when they secured $9.95 million in venture capitalist funding from Khosla Ventures. Carrie Wheeler, the company’s chief financial officer, ascended to the role as CEO and Eric became president of the marketplace.
Vineeta Agarwala is a popular Indian-American physician who is a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). She also serves as a physician and works as an adjunct clinical professor at Stanford School of Medicine. As a general partner at a16z, Vineeta leads investments for the firm’s Bio + Health fund across biotech, life sciences software, and digital health, with a concentration on companies leveraging unique technologies and datasets to improve drug development and patient care delivery.
Vijay Pande is a famous Trinidadian–American scientist and venture capitalist. He is working as a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz focusing on biopharma and healthcare. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University. Before, he worked as the Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Structural Biology and of Computer Science at Stanford University. In addition, he is the founder of the Folding@home research project.
Sriram Krishnan is an Indian-American investor and Clubhouse host who is currently a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) focused on crypto. Together with his wife, Sriram also co-hosts The Good Time Show on Clubhouse, a nightly show through which they interview innovators around tech and culture. Sriram is the author of “Programming Windows Azure” published by O’Reilly. He writes actively at @sriramk on Twitter and at sriramk.com.
Martin Casado is a famous Spanish-born American software engineer, entrepreneur, and investor. He serves as a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz with a main focus on enterprise investing. Before, he was the co-founder and chief technology officer at Nicira. The firm was acquired by VMware for $1.26 billion in 2012. Moreover, he was a fellow and served as senior vice president and general manager of the Networking and Security Business Unit until 2016.
Jeff Jordan ( Full Name: Jeffrey D. Jordan) is a popular American venture capitalist currently working as a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) where he works on the boards of Accolade (NASDAQ: ACCD), Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB), Incredible Health, Instacart, Lookout, Neighbor, OfferUp, Pinterest (NYSE: PINS), Shef, and Wonderschool. From 2004 until 2006, Jeff was the president of PayPal. Before that, Jeff was senior vice president and general manager at eBay North America for five years, where he ran eBay.com and led eBay’s acquisitions of PayPal and Half.com.
Connie Chan is a popular American entrepreneur who is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z ) where she specializes in investing in consumer technology. She joined the firm in 2011 as a deal partner on the investment team prior to becoming a general partner in 2018. Connie works on the boards of Cider, Whatnot, and KoBold. Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, she worked at HP leading its webOS efforts in China.
Chris Lyons ( Full Name: Christopher Lyons) is an acclaimed American investor, entrepreneur, and music producer. As of now, he works as a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Furthermore, Chris is also the head of the Cultural Leadership Fund.
Arianna Simpson is a popular San Francisco-based crypto investor, entrepreneur, and Web3 advocate who is currently a General Partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, overseeing a multi-billion crypto fund. She has a particular interest in the NFT and crypto gaming space. Arianna invested in Bitcoin early on and has been vocal about investing during crypto “downturns” or bear markets. She inspired investors to take a long view of the crypto market when making investment decisions. Following college, Arianna worked in operations at an e-commerce company prior to joining Facebook in their global marketing solutions department.
Jon Ledecky ( Full Name: Jonathan Joseph Ledecky) is a popular American businessman who is the co-owner of the NHL team New York Islanders and their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Islanders. Jon’s niece is Katie Ledecky a multiple Olympic gold medalist swimmer. In 1998, Jon nearly bought a share of the Cincinnati Reds prior to getting his bid matched by Carl Lindner and also bid on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Finally, Jon collaborated with America Online executive Ted Leonsis to found Lincoln Holdings, who bought the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals and a minor share of the National Basketball Association’s Washington Wizards.