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Current Role:
Tinder Inc.
Past Role:
VP of Engineering, Yahoo
CEO Founder, Alike Inc.
Principal Engineering Manager, Microsoft
Product Team Lead, Zillow
Exec. Management

Consumer & Mobile

Maria Zhang

As CTO at Tinder, Maria Zhang leads development efforts, building and scaling the app for its global user base, guiding and challenging a world-class team of engineers to create software instilled with purpose. Prior to Tinder, Maria served as Vice President of Engineering at Yahoo Mobile, and oversaw teams at Microsoft, and NetIQ Corp. She also founded Alike, a mobile local recommendation app, which was later acquired by Yahoo. She studied Computer Science at Tsinghua University and Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor and Master degree.

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.