Sapphire Fellows Program

A curated ecosystem of experts helping entrepreneurs

Building a company can be hard. With every success and burst of growth comes a new set of challenges that founder may not have experienced before, or event anticipated.

Sapphire has created the Sapphire Fellows program to help founders navigate these issues and accelerate their growth. Sapphire Fellows is a curated program that matches proven technology and business experts with portfolio companies looking for experience and a guiding hand as they grow.

In addition to deep domain expertise, Fellows can assist entrepreneurs with activities such as:

  • Fundraising
  • Recruiting
  • Participating in strategic meetings

Sapphire Fellows are matched to portfolio companies based on specific needs, expertise and time commitments.

John Baird

John Baird

Sapphire Fellow

Raymond Blanchard

Ray Blanchard

Sapphire Fellow

Kiran Bondalapati

Kiran Bondalapati

Sapphire Fellow

Richard Campione

Richard Campione

Sapphire Fellow

Cheryl Chavez

Cheryl Chavez

Sapphire Fellow

Ray Elias

Ray Elias

Sapphire Fellow

Justin Fitzhugh

Justin Fitzhugh

Sapphire Fellow

David Hahn

David Hahn

Sapphire Fellow

Arnnon Geshuri

Arnnon Geshuri

Sapphire Fellow

John Grillos

John Grillos

Sapphire Fellow

Kajaya Kaza

Vijaya Kaza

Sapphire Fellow

Headshot of Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly

Sapphire Fellow

Doug Knopper

Doug Knopper

Sapphire Fellow

Leslie Kurkijan

Leslie Kurkjian

Sapphire Fellow

Ursula Llabres

Ursula Llabres

Sapphire Fellow

Dan Maloney

Dan Maloney

Sapphire Fellow

Tatyana Mamut

Tatyana Mamut

Sapphire Fellow

Chris McClain

Chris McClain

Sapphire Fellow

Avanish Sahai

Avanish Sahai

Sapphire Fellow

Eric Schrader

Eric Schrader

Sapphire Fellow

John Torrey

John Torrey

Sapphire Fellow

Eyal Shavit

Eyal Shavit

Sapphire Fellow

Adam Spiegel

Adam Spiegel

Sapphire Fellow

Yvonne Wassenaar

Yvonne Wassenaar

Sapphire Fellow

Courtnee Westendorf

Courtnee Westendorf

Sapphire Fellow

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