Mary Jane Elmore was one of the first female partners on the West Coast, joining the
venture capital firm of Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) in Menlo Park CA. She has
invested broadly in all stages and areas of information technology companies
throughout her career. She served as a General Partner in eight IVP funds and on the
Board of Directors of numerous private and public information technology companies.
Prior to joining IVP, Ms. Elmore was a marketing manager at Intel Corporation’s
Development Systems Division. She was part of a small team of professionals across
all divisions of Intel that worked closely with the sales force to achieve market
leadership of Intel microprocessors.
Currently Ms. Elmore is general partner and advisor to the IVP funds and a private angel
investor. She is a member of the advisory council of the Stanford Graduate School of
Business, the advisory council to Stanford’s Center on Longevity and the Duke
University Sanford School of Public Policy Board of Visitors. She has also served as a
Director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC), the Purdue
University Mathematics Advisory Council, the Stanford Business School Trust, and the
board of trustees of Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA.
Ms. Elmore was a member of the inaugural class of Stanford’s Distinguished Career
Institute and spent full time at Stanford in 2015.
Ms. Elmore earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from
Stanford University. Ms. Elmore supports philanthropies that advance education at all
levels and is passionate about the visual arts.