Partnering with a venture firm is an important decision, one that’s based not only on money, but on trust, vision and the people who will help you achieve your goals.

The Sapphire Ventures team is a group of highly-experienced venture professionals who not only can help scale your business to the power of enterprise, but make it an enjoyable journey as well.


  • Nino Marakovic

    CEO and Managing Director

  • Elizabeth “Beezer” Clarkson

    Managing Director

  • Jai Das

    Managing Director

  • David Hartwig

    Managing Director

  • Doug Higgins

    Managing Director

  • Andreas Weiskam

    Managing Director

  • Rajeev Dham


  • Kevin Diestel


  • Anders Ranum


  • Winter Mead


  • Phil Orr

    Senior Associate

  • Eugene Chou


  • Alex Lehman


  • Thomas Moon


  • Philipp Seifert


Market Development

  • Rami Branitzky

    Managing Director

  • Stefanie Gordish

    Vice President, Marketing

  • Elizabeth Patterson

    Vice President, Talent Network

  • Shruti Tournatory

    Vice President, Market Development

  • Rico Mallozzi

    Director, Market Development

  • Laura Odujinrin

    Marketing Manager

  • Jenny Eastland

    Executive Assistant

Finance and Operations

  • Steve Abbott

    Managing Director

  • Anthony Matusich

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Abigail Johnson

    General Counsel and Vice President, Operations

  • Jason Tripp

    Chief Compliance Officer

  • David Pordes


  • Shane Arslan

    Accounting Manager

  • Ben Teichman

    Staff Fund Accountant

  • Andrea Scholz

    Senior Executive Assistant

  • Samantha Sarsfield

    Executive Assistant

  • Katherine Schykerynec

    Executive Assistant