Margit is a partner at the venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz.
She has over 20 years of marketing technology experience, and co-founded and ran OutCast Communications, an award-winning communications firm with offices in New York City and San Francisco. Under her leadership, the firm grew from two employees to a multi-million dollar business. At OutCast, Margit oversaw client work as well as the firms business operations. OutCastâ€™s most notable clients including Amazon, Autodesk, Bloom Energy, EMC, Facebook, Netflix, Nvidia, Salesforce.com, Yahoo!, and a host of venture-backed start-ups and venture capital firms.
She entered technology marketing over twenty years ago when she joined the European office of a Silicon-Valley based start-up. In 1991, Margit relocated to San Francisco. Before founding OutCast Communications she spent 4 years with Hill & Knowlton/WPP-owned Blanc & Otus, at the time one of Silicon Valleyâ€™s most successful and prestigious high-tech communications firms, whose clients included the IBM Olympics, Sybase, and VeriSign. She was a member of the executive management team there.
Born and raised in Germany, Margit holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in business from the University of Lippstadt, Germany. She has lived and worked in Germany, Spain and the U.S. She is fluent in English, German, Spanish, and French.