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Founding Advisors

George Bischof

Venture Capital

George Bischof joined Meritech as a Managing Director in 2008 and focuses primarily on software, enterprise infrastructure, digital media, and technology-enabled services companies. George has led or overseen the firm's investments in BigFix, Box.net, Fusion-io, Model N, Springsource and Vantage Oncology.

Prior to Meritech, George spent eight years as a General Partner with Focus Ventures where his investments included: Crossbeam Systems, EqualLogic, Extricity, G-Log, Isilon Systems, QuinStreet and Wily Technology.

Previously, George worked in Robertson Stephens’ technology investment banking group for nine years where he led portions of the firm’s ecommerce, software, and hardware/systems banking practices. George helped more than 60 companies raise over $4.5 billion in public equity offerings and private placement transactions. Notable clients included: BEA Systems, BindView, BroadVision, Concur Technologies, Epiphany, Genesys Labs, i2 Technologies, JD Edwards, Peregrine Systems, Portal Software, QAD and Siebel Systems.

George holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Highlights: Managing Director at Meritech; Former General Partner at Focus Ventures; Former Principal of Robertson Stephens’ technology investment banking group

Board Experience: Springsource, Vantage Oncology, BigFix, Model N, EqualLogic, Isilon Systems, Wily Technology, G-Log, Extricity, Acta, Crossbeam Systems, QuinStreet

Location: San Francisco Bay Area