MJ Elmore

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 and the advisory council to Stanford’s Center on Longevity.  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.