Greg W. Becker

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at SVB Financial Group

Greg W. Becker

Greg W. Becker

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at SVB Financial Group

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Silicon Valley Bank
SVB Financial Group

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3477

Primary Location

Santa Clarita, CA, United States

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1968

Age

52

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Founder & General Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures LLC

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Former Partner, Corporate Development at Accenture Plc

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Co-Founder at Scale Management LLC

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Chief Information Officer at B2 Group Ltd.

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Co-Founder at SVB Capital

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Chief Executive Officer at Coursera, Inc.

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Director-Public Relations at SVB Financial Group

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Chairman of the Board of Directors-SVB Financial Group at Silicon Valley Bank

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Minerva Surgical, Inc.

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Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Greg W. Becker
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at SVB Financial Group
Education
Bachelor's in Finance

Indiana University is a major multi-campus public research institution, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education. Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services. Indiana University seeks to create dynamic partnerships with the state and local communities in economic, social, and cultural development and to offer leadership in creative solutions for 21st century problems. Indiana University strives to achieve full diversity, and to maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.

BS Business

Founded in 1920 as the Indiana University School of Commerce and Finance, the Kelley School has grown into one of the most respected business schools in the world. The Kelley School offers undergraduate, MBA, master’s, graduate certificates, and doctoral degrees at IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
Current

Silicon Valley Bank is the California bank subsidiary and the commercial banking operation of SVB Financial Group. Banking services are provided by Silicon Valley Bank, a member of the FDIC and the Federal Reserve System. SVB Private Bank is a division of Silicon Valley Bank. SVB Financial Group is also a member of the Federal Reserve System.

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
1993 - Current

SVB Financial Group provides diversified financial services to emerging, growth and established technology companies and the life science, cleantech, venture capital, private equity and premium wine markets. Through its focus on specialized markets and extensive knowledge of the people and business issues driving them, SVB Financial Group provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients' success. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company offers its clients commercial, investment, merchant and private banking, as well as value-added services using its knowledge and networks. Founded in 1983, SVB Financial Group serves clients around the world through 26 domestic offices, and international subsidiaries in the U.K., Israel, India and China, and an extensive network of relationships with venture capitalists worldwide. With solid understanding of the true risks and rewards faced by companies in dynamic markets, the company is widely recognized for its ability to develop innovative approaches to meet the unique financial needs of its clients. SVB Financial Group began serving the technology and life science markets at a time when they were not well-understood by the financial services industry and when many of the leading companies in these industries were just getting started. At that time, many of these companies had yet to show profits and were not considered creditworthy by local community or regional banks. Over nearly three decades, SVB Financial Group has become one of the most respected names in the financial services industry. The company has created innovative solutions for some of the world's most successful technology and life sciences companies. These companies face unique challenges and require special services, such as finding the right venture capitalist or angel investor, securing capital to support rapid growth, or driving overseas expansion. SVB Financial Group offers products and services specifically tailored to meet our clients' needs at every stage of corporate growth. SVB Financial Group's businesses include Silicon Valley Bank, SVB Capital, SVB Analytics and SVB Private Bank. Today, SVB Financial Group has more than 1,400 employees and $19.4 billion in total assets. The company operates offices throughout Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, Menlo Park — the center of California's venture capital community, Palo Alto and Pleasanton. Other regional offices within California include Irvine, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, St. Helena, and Sherman Oaks. Across the country, SVB Financial Group operates in Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Beaverton, Oregon; Broomfield, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Minnetonka, Minnesota; Morrisville, North Carolina; New York, New York; Newton, Massachusetts; Radnor, Pennsylvania; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; Tempe, Arizona; and Vienna, Virginia. International subsidiaries are located in Bangalore, India; Mumbai, India; Herzliya Pituach, Israel; Beijing, China, Shanghai, China; and London, United Kingdom

Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Valley Bank
Current

SVB Capital invests in venture capital and private equity funds and makes direct investments in portfolio companies on behalf of SVB Financial Group and their other investors. The SVB Capital family of funds includes growth capital and venture capital funds-of-funds and direct investment funds that invest in the US and international markets. The firm's funds offer differentiated, clearly-defined strategies that cover primary commitments and secondaries.SVB Capital's funds-of-funds seek to leverage the SVB Capital platform for access and information. Their funds-of-funds offer selectivity with general partners and focus on funds that are right-sized and that have a strong alignment of interests and communication with limited partners. The firm's investment decisions focus on generating superior returns and proper risk management rather than capital deployment requirements.SVB Capital's Entrepreneur Services Group (ESG) assists software, hardware, clean technology and life science companies raise venture capital funding.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Prior

Silicon Valley BancVentures LP seeks investment opportunities in emerging growth companies located in the US. The fund targets companies operating in the fields of information technology and life sciences companies. It provides financing for early stage capital requirements with an investment size ranging from $0.25 million to $1 million. It also co-invests primarily alongside top-tier venture capitalists.

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