Randy Glein is a co-founder and partner at DFJ Growth. Randy’s career spans more than 28 years in the technology and media industries as a venture capital investor, operating executive, and entrepreneur. He is currently responsible for investments in Anaplan, Avant, Box (NYSE: BOX), DataStax, Fonality, Mapbox, SiSense, SpaceX and Sumo Logic. Previous investments include Legacy.com (Great Hill), Performics (DoubleClick/Google), SmartSignal (GE), Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA), TicketsNow (Ticketmaster), Tumblr (Yahoo), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), Yammer (Microsoft), and Yodle (Web.com). Forbes named Randy to its annual Midas List of top technology investors in 2013, 2014, and 2015. In addition, the New York Times and CB Insights named Randy one of the Top 100 venture capital investors in 2016.
Prior to co-founding DFJ Growth, Randy was CFO of FeedBurner, a DFJ portfolio company acquired by Google. He previously served in senior investment roles with Tribune Ventures and Hughes New Ventures, where he participated in the founding investments for DIRECTV, Motient, and XM Radio. Randy also held senior operating positions with DIRECTV and Screenz during their early development after beginning his career as a systems engineer at Hughes Space & Communications.
Randy holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson, an MSEE from the University of Southern California, and a BSEE from the University of Florida.