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Current Role:
Director of Product
Past Role:
Chief Product Officer, Jive Software
Program Director, Cast Iron Engineering, IBM
Chief of Staff to VP of WebSpehre, IBM
Senior Manager, Emerging Technology Product Management, IBM
Senior Development Manager, Software Services, IBM
UX Designer, developerWorks, IBM
Exec. Management
Strategy & M&A

Consumer & Mobile
eCom & Marketplaces

Clara Liang

Clara is a product and technology leader with over 15 years of experience across enterprise B2B and consumer technology companies. Clara currently leads the product teams responsible for trust & safety, experience architecture and technical foundation at Airbnb. Prior to this, Clara served as Chief Product Officer at Jive Software leading product management and design for Jive’s enterprise collaboration solutions. Prior to Jive, Clara held a number of leadership positions at IBM across product management, engineering, technical services and design. She holds a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and a minor in Chemistry from Stanford University, as well as an M.S. in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas.

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.