Operations Team
Carol Wentworth
Marketing Partner
Carol Wentworth is the marketing partner at DFJ Growth. She oversees the firm's brand marketing and communications strategy, and plays an advisory role to DFJ Growth's portfolio companies.

For more than 20 years, Carol has worked with technology entrepreneurs to help them launch and establish a company position, tell a story, and get in front of the right audiences. Prior to working at DFJ Growth, Carol was managing director of Sparkpr's Emerging Technology practice. As a member of the firm's leadership team, she oversaw a portfolio of clients comprised of startups and VC firms, including DFJ Growth portfolio company Planet. Carol also launched and ran the startup practice at Bite Communications, and she was the director of corporate communications at Object Design when the company was named number one on the Inc. 500.

Prior to focusing on startups, Carol specialized in supporting company's communications strategies while going through significant corporate transitions. She represented Oracle during its rapid growth period, and Hewlett Packard after the acquisition of Apollo Computer.

Carol is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where she received her BA in English.