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Current Role:
Founder & CEO
Poynt
Past Role:
Former Vice President, Google
VP of Platform & New Ventures, PayPal
Director of Technology, DG Systems
Sr. Manager of eCommerce, Gateway Computers
Web Architect of AT&T Wireless (LA Cellular)
Expertise:
Product
Technology

Industry:
eCom & Marketplaces
Payments & Fintech

Osama Bedier

Osama is currently the Founder & CEO of Poynt.  Prior to Poynt, Osama was a Vice President at Google. He previously held the position of Vice President of the Platform & New Ventures at PayPal. Osama Joined eBay/PayPal in 2002 – since then, he has held multiple engineering and product development management responsibilities including next generation eBay re-Architecture, International Product development, Merchant Services Technology, and most recently all product development. Prior to PayPal, Osama ran technology for CoolCast, Inc., served as Sr. Manager of eCommerce at Gatway and managed a web team at AT&T.

Investments:
WIN Awards:
  • Busy Bee Award (for giving unbelievable advice): Jan 2013

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.