Anders Ranum

Managing Director

Anders Ranum

Managing Director

Anders has been a great partner to Auth0 and to me. He’s provided meaningful, detailed and relevant insights into operational concerns that surfaced up as we scaled the business.

- Eugenio Pace, CEO, Auth0

Anders has been investing at Sapphire Ventures since 2012. Currently, he is a board director or observer at AlationAuth0, Exabeam, Feedzai, and InfluxData. In addition, he worked on the firm’s investments in Contentful and StackHawk. Anders is interested in next-generation enterprise infrastructure, data management, and cyber security solutions, as well as the intersection of autonomy, robotics, and disruptive technologies.

Anders’ previous investments at Sapphire include: Cyphort (acquired by Juniper), Iron.io (acquired by Xenon Ventures), Portworx (Acq. by Pure Storage, JFrog (NASDAQ: FROG), and Sumo Logic (NASDAQ: SUMO).

Prior to joining Sapphire Ventures, Anders was an executive at SAP for 12 years in product management and strategy. He was also chief of staff to the CTO and executive board member of SAP. He worked closely on the acquisition of Business Objects and Sybase by SAP, among others.

Anders was born in Trondheim, Norway and has lived in Paris, South Dakota, and California. He has an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of South Dakota.