Steve Krausz – General Partner, U.S. Venture Partners
With over 30 years of venture capital experience, Steve Krausz has led or co-led USVP’s investments in Trusteer (acquired by IBM), Guidewire Software (IPO), Xylan (IPO), Epic Design (IPO), Check Point Software (IPO), Imperva (IPO), New Focus (IPO), Savings.com (acquired by Cox Target Media), Vontu (acquired by Symantec), Sierra Monolithics (acquired by Semtech), Verity (IPO), Occam Networks (acquired by Calix), CipherTrust (acquired by Secure Computing), Accelerated Networks (IPO), Parametric Technology (Rasna), NetDynamics (acquired by SUN), Stratacom (IPO), Harmonic Lightwaves (IPO), Elantec (IPO), CenterView Software (acquired by Sybase), Applied Digital Access (IPO) and Micro Linear (IPO).
Mr. Krausz currently serves on the boards of Active-Semi, Appthority, Box (NYSE: BOX), Electric Cloud, Exablox, Inside Sales (observer), Kaiam, MegaPath, Prevoty, Quantified, Quixey, Smartling, Xirrus, and ZEFR.
Mr. Krausz is the former executive board member and Treasurer of the National Venture Capital Association and also serves on the board of the WAVC, the World Affairs Council, the Stanford Bay Area Venture Capital Group and DAPER Investment Fund.
Mr. Krausz holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.