Brian Ascher

Partner at Venrock Associates

Brian Ascher

Brian Ascher

Partner at Venrock Associates

Overview
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3863

Primary Location

Palo Alto, CA, United States

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1968

Age

51

Number of Awards

4

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Co-Founder at Castlight Health, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Awarepoint Corp.

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Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Retail Solutions, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Dynamic Signal, Inc.

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Partner at Lightspeed Advisory Services India Pvt. Ltd.

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Founder at Personal Capital Corp.

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Partner at Venrock Associates

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Personal Capital Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer at Venrock Associates

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General Counsel at Venrock Associates

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Brian Ascher
Partner at Venrock Associates
Education
M.B.A.

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

The Society of Kauffman Fellows is a network of venture capitalists operating at 160 venture firms and corporate venture groups in 26 countries on 6 continents, collectively deploying $50B in venture capital.

Career History
Partner
2007 - Current
Partner
1998 - Current

Venrock helps entrepreneurs build some of the world's most disruptive, successful companies. They partner with entrepreneurs who have grand ambitions and help's them in almost every dimension of building their company: hiring, strategy, financing, scaling, introductions and managing a great exit. The firm targets to invest in companies operating in the fields of technology & health care sectors and provides financing for early stage capital requirements.

Partner-Palo Alto, Venrock
Current

Awarepoint Corp. provides real-time location system solutions. It offers cloud-based, Real-time Location System (RTLS) on a single platform of integrated software, technology and managed services. The firm delivers rapid-time-to-impact implementations, automating, and streamlining asset management, capacity management, patient flow, caregiver coordination, quality and regulatory compliance, patient and staff satisfaction. The company was founded by James D. Adams and Derek Smith in 2002 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Luxe Valet, Inc. provides parking solutions for employees. Its free application is available on iPhone, transforms parking from a necessary evil to a daily highlight. The firm's technology platform that monitors every step of the process from drop-off to pick-up. The company was founded by Curtis Lee, Craig Martin and Greg Zanghi in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
Director
Prior - 2008

Simple Star, Inc. provides consumer imaging software and services. It provides its products and services to customers including Comcast, Walgreens, Snapfish, Shutterfly, Pentax, Cablevision, Ritz Camera Centers, Vivitar and Nero. The company was founded in 2001 by Richard Chad & Peter Rice and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA

Political Donations
$2,500
2013
$2,500
2012
$2,500
2011
Transactions
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Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd., Volvo Personvagnar AB purchase Luxe Valet, Inc. from Foundation Capital LLC, Lightspeed Management Co. LLC, SV Angel LLC, Nautilus Ventures LLC, Haystack Management Co. LLC, GV Management Co. LLC, Eniac Ventures, Inc., Kohfounders Management LLC, Wonder Ventures, Inc., Venrock Associates, DCVC Management Co. LLC, Acequia Capital LLC, Rothenberg Ventures Management Co. LLC, Sherpacapital LLC, Upfront Ventures Management LLC, Redpoint Ventures, Slow Ventures LLC, Winklevoss Capital Management LLC, BoxGroup (Venture Capital), Cherubic Ventures

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BlackBerry Ltd. purchases Good Technology Corp. from Venrock Associates, Lazard Technology Partners LLC, Meritech Capital Partners, Saints Ventures LLC, Hercules Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Threshold Ventures, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #85
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #67
2012
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #98
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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