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Current Role:
Spero Ventures
Past Role:
Partner, Omidyar Networks
Product, First Look Media
Vice President, Several (Product Marketing, Product Management, Corp Strat), eBay
Vice President, Ecommerce, NextCard
User Acq. & Engagement

eCom & Marketplaces

Shripriya Mahesh

Shripriya is a partner at Spero Ventures where she invests in mission-driven founders building a future that belongs to everyone.

Prior to Spero Ventures, she led Emerging Tech investing at Omidyar Network. She has been an active angel investor in, and board member or advisor to, private technology companies throughout her career.

Before Omidyar Network, Shripriya led product and design at First Look Media. She formerly held several leadership roles at eBay including as Vice President of Product Marketing (US, revenue), and as Vice President of global Product Management. Prior to eBay, Shripriya was the VP of eCommerce at NextCard, the then premier online credit card company backed by Kleiner, Sequoia, Redpoint and Trinity.

Shripriya has a deep interest in the visual arts, and directed Academy Award® nominees James Franco and Jessica Chastain as part of a collaborative feature that premiered at the Rome Film Festival and opened theatrically.

She has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MFA in Film from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a B.A. in Economics from Stella Maris College, Madras University.


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.