Scott KuporManaging Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
Scott Kupor is Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a $10 billion venture capital firm. Scott was employee #1 at the firm and has managed all facets of the firm’s growth over its nearly 10-year history.
Scott is recognized as an expert on the venture capital industry and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg and been quoted in or written guest columns in Axios, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Barron’s, Investor’s Business Daily, The New York Times, The Financial Times, Fortune and Bloomberg. Scott has also testified about venture capital policy in front of Congressional and SEC committees and is the author of Secrets of Sand Hill Road (Penguin Randomhouse, June 2019), a Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Scott previously worked as vice president and general manager, Global Customer Support & Software-as-a-Service at Hewlett Packard. Scott joined HP in 2007 as part of the $1.6 billion acquisition of Opsware (previously Loudcloud), where he was senior vice president of Customer Solutions. Scott 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, Scott represented software companies in both financing and mergers and acquisitions transactions at Credit Suisse First Boston and Lehman Brothers.
Scott graduated with honors from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in public policy. He also graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School and is a member of the California Bar Association.
Scott is former Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, chairman of the board of Genesys Works, co-founder and co-director of the Stanford Venture Capital Director’s College, co-founder and co-director of the Stanford Rock Center’s Guide to Venture-Backed Board Membership, Executive in Residence at Haas School of Business and Boalt School of Law and a lecturer at Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Scott also serves as Vice-Chairman for the St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research Hospital investment committee, is a member of the investment and finance committees for Stanford Medical Center and is a member of the investment committees for the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Lick Wilmerding High School.
Scott lives in Los Gatos, California, with his wife, Laura, and three daughters – Ashlee, Alexa and Amanda.