Cathy Gao

Vice President

Cathy Gao

Vice President

Cathy joined Sapphire Ventures in 2019 as a vice president focusing on enterprise software, security, HR tech, and vertical software investments.

Prior to joining Sapphire, Cathy was an investor at AXA Venture Partners where she invested in rapidly-scaling enterprise software, FinTech, and InsurTech companies.  Previously as an operator, Cathy spent time in business operations at Gusto, a venture-backed company that provides payroll and HR services to SMBs.  She started her investing career at TA Associates and was also on the M&A team at Blackstone.

Cathy graduated from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with a bachelors in Economics with a concentration in Finance. She was born in China and has also lived in Houston, New York, and Boston.

Sign Up!
close slider