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Current Role:
Chairman, Pres. & CEO
Seagate Technology
Past Role:
Former Investment Banker, Bear Stearns
Investment Banker, Solomon Brothers
Expertise:
Exec. Management
Product
Sales
Strategy & M&A
User Acq. & Engagement

Industry:
Cloud
Infrastructure & Dev Tools

Stephen J. Luczo

Steve Luczo, Seagate’s chairman of the board, was appointed president and chief executive officer in January 2009. This returned Luczo to the president and CEO role he held at Seagate from 1998 to 2004.

Luczo was elected chief executive officer and appointed as a member of Seagate’s board of directors in 1998, later becoming chairman of the board in June 2002. The company separated the roles of chairman and CEO in July 2004, with Luczo continuing to serve as chairman of Seagate’s board of directors.

Previously, Luczo was president and chief operating officer with overall operating responsibility for Seagate’s disc drive development, manufacturing, sales and marketing, component and quality organizations. Luczo joined Seagate in 1993 as senior vice president of corporate development. He was responsible for a number of strategic acquisitions and equity investments for Seagate, including the company’s merger with Veritas in 2000, which resulted in the privatization of the company.

Prior to joining Seagate, Luczo spent 10 years in investment banking. During this period, Luczo acted as an advisor to Seagate on numerous transactions.

Luczo received an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, after completing his undergraduate work at Stanford University, where he received his BA degree in Economics and Psychology. In addition, Luczo is very active in philanthropic endeavors, and is passionate about sports and the creative arts. He is a member of the Microsoft Corporation Board, the World Wildlife Foundation Board, All-Stars Helping Kids Advisory Board and Silicon Valley Education Foundation Advisory Board. In 2012, Luczo was ranked 21st on Fortune Magazine’s Top 50 Businesspersons of the Year.

Investments:

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.