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Current Role:
Independent
Advisor
Past Role:
CTO, PayPal
VP of Engineering, Charitable Way
Manager, Accenture
Programmer, Stanford University
Expertise:
Exec. Management
Product
Technology

Industry:
eCom & Marketplaces
Payments & Fintech

James Barrese

James Barrese has a deep experience in building large-scale Internet applications, architectures and platforms. He was previously the CTO of PayPal. James had been at eBay since 2001 in various technology and architecture roles. James has experience leading engineering from the startup level to large enterprises.

Investments:
WIN Teams:
  • Engineering / Scaling
  • Cloud

Jeremy Schneider

Managing Director
jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. In October 2016, he was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.