Doug manages and led Sapphire Ventures’ investments in LinkedIn (LNKD), Endeca (acq. by ORCL), Black Duck, Imprivata, iYogi, Return Path, SAVO, Spring Mobile Solutions and Convercent. He brings both operational and investment experience to his role. Prior to Sapphire Ventures, Doug ran worldwide business development and strategic partnerships at CollabNet. He also launched the business development group for Lucasfilm, creating strategic partnerships for Star Wars prequels. Doug started his career in investment banking, with a focus on technology, at Robertson Stephens. More recently, he managed the Intel 64 fund at Intel Capital. Doug has lived in Madrid, Spain, Santiago, Chile and Walker, Minnesota. He graduated with a BA from Duke University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, both with high honors.