team

Team

Heather Harde@heatherharde Michael Arrington@arrington Geoffrey Arone@arringtonxrpcap
Partner Partner Partner
Heather was the Founding CEO TechCrunch, which was acquired by AOL. Post-acquisition Heather was appointed GM of AOL Tech Media. Heather is Co-founder and Co-Chair sfciti.org with Ron Conway. Prior to TechCrunch, Heather was SVP News Corporation and held various M&A, BD,
 and operating roles. Heather has her MBA from Harvard Business School and a degree from Mount Holyoke College where she is a current Trustee and co-chair Finance Committee. Michael most recently Co-Founded CrunchFund after leading TechCrunch to a successful exit with AOL. His venture investments include Uber, Airbnb and Pinterest. Michael was the Editor of TechCrunch, which he founded in 2005.  In 2008 Time Magazine named Michael  “One of the World’s 100 most influential people”. Michael also practiced securities law at O’Melveny & Myers and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Michael graduated from Stanford Law School and 
Claremont McKenna College. Geoffrey previously served as the Chief Scientist for Experian Consumer, and was the SVP of Product Innovation for Experian Global. Prior to that Geoffrey was Co-Founder & CEO of SafetyWeb, which was funded by Battery Ventures and acquired by Experian. Geoffrey was also Co-Founder of Flock, which was funded by Bessemer and Fidelity and acquired by Zynga. Geoffrey has his MBA from the MIT Sloan and an Sc.B. from Brown University