- Managing Partner of Andreessen Horowitz
Scott Kupor is the managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He has been with the firm since its inception in 2009 and has overseen its rapid growth, from three employees to approximately 200 and from $300 million in assets under management to more than $16.6 billion.
Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, Mr. Kupor worked as vice president and general manager of Software-as-a-Service at Hewlett Packard. Mr. Kupor joined HP in 2007 as part of the Opsware acquisition, where he was senior vice president of Customer Solutions. He joined Opsware shortly after the company’s founding and held numerous executive management positions including vice president, financial planning and vice president, corporate development.
Prior to Opsware, Mr. Kupor represented software companies in both financing and mergers and acquisitions transactions at Credit Suisse First Boston and Lehman Brothers. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in public policy with honors and distinction. He also holds a law degree with distinction from Stanford University. Mr. Kupor serves on the board of the following Andreessen Horowitz portfolio companies: Cedar, Foursquare, Labster and SnapLogic. He is chairman of the board of Genesys Works; a board member at The GIIN; cofounder and co-director of the Stanford Venture Capital Director’s College and a Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is vice-chair of the investment committee of St. Jude’s Children’s Cancer Research Hospital and a member of the investment committees for Stanford Medical Center, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Lick Wilmerding High School.
Mr. Kupor served as Chairman of the Board of the National Venture Capital Association (2017-2018) and is the author of the national bestselling book Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It.
Although not a Tar Heel, his ties to UNC were kindled when he lived in Cary, NC, from 2005-2009, during which time he met a number of individuals connected with the university, including Sallie Shuping-Russell.