Back to All Affiliates

Current Role:
Monsoon, Inc.
Past Role:
Partner, Zag Partners
Self Director, 62 Miles
CEO, Jive Software
Strategy & M&A
User Acq. & Engagement


Dave Hersh

Dave is an active investor and advisor to early stage technology companies. Dave was the Founding CEO of Jive (now Chairman), a Sequoia and Kleiner backed growth company. In that role, his vision and leadership grew the company from a small open source project with no sales to a $55M, pre-IPO company. Jive became the hands-down leader of the Social Business Software revolution, with leadership positions in three separate Gartner Quadrants. Prior to Jive, Hersh was the CFO at 4charity and a management consultant at VIA International. He has a BA from DePauw University.

WIN Teams:
  • Enterprise Software
  • Product

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.