Mr. Risenhoover is a technology entrepreneur with a strong focus on product strategy and technology. He has over 20+ years serving on executive management teams in the Internet and software industries, with a particular focus on SaaS, enterprise software, and financial technology.
As a member of the Investment Committee of the UCLA Venture Capital Fund, he has the privilege of working with UCLA entrepreneurs to help them grow their companies. He also assists in evaluating investment opportunities that come before the Foundation. These opportunities are reflective of the diversity of UCLA-related entrepreneurship and include software, Internet, health care, biotech, medical devices, ed-tech, e-commerce, and nanotechnology.
He teaches entrepreneurship and securities analysis at UCLA, and he has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Kansas and an MBA (finance, entrepreneurship) from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
He advises early stage companies on fundraising and technology, and can be reached via Clarity - https://clarity.fm/risenhoover
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