Benchmark’s Eric Vishria will discuss the case for working at a startup, finding the right culture for you and translating big ideas into tangible successes. As a General Partner at one of the top VCs in Silicon Valley today, with early investments in Snapchat, Uber, Twitter, New Relic, Hortonworks, Zendesk and more - Eric will also share insights into entrepreneurial success, and what it takes to thrive in a competitive market.
Eric focuses on early-stage startups, especially infrastructure and enterprise software. He serves on the boards of Confluent, Bugsnag and Amplitude.He wserved as co-founder and CEO of RockMelt, which was acquired by Yahoo! in 2013. At Yahoo!, he served as Vice President of Digital Magazines & Verticals.
Eric holds a B.S. from Stanford University in Mathematical & Computational Science, with a minor in Human Biology.