Partnering with a venture firm is an important decision, one that’s based not only on money, but on trust, vision and the people who will help you achieve your goals.

The Sapphire Ventures team is a group of highly-experienced venture professionals who not only can help scale your business to the power of enterprise, but make it an enjoyable journey as well.


  • Nino Marakovic

    CEO and Managing Director

  • Elizabeth “Beezer” Clarkson

    Managing Director

  • Jai Das

    Managing Director

  • David Hartwig

    Managing Director

  • Doug Higgins

    Managing Director

  • Andreas Weiskam

    Managing Director

  • Anders Ranum

    Venture Partner

  • Rajeev Dham


  • Kevin Diestel


  • Winter Mead

    Vice President

  • Phil Orr

    Senior Associate

  • Eugene Chou


  • Dongwon Lee


  • Lulu Peng


Market Development

  • Rami Branitzky

    Managing Director

  • Shruti Tournatory

    Vice President, Market Development

  • Laura Moir

    Marketing Manager

  • Jenny Eastland

    Executive Assistant

Finance and Operations

  • Steve Abbott

    Managing Director

  • Anthony Matusich


  • Abigail Johnson

    Counsel and Director of Operations

  • David Pordes


  • Shane Arslan

    Senior Fund Accountant

  • Samantha Sarsfield

    Executive Assistant

  • Andrea Scholz

    Executive Assistant

  • Katherine Schykerynec

    Executive Assistant