Kristin N. Sverchek

General Counsel & Secretary at Lyft, Inc.

Kristin N. Sverchek

Kristin N. Sverchek

General Counsel & Secretary at Lyft, Inc.

Biography

Currently, Kristin N. Sverchek occupies the position of Secretary & General Counsel at Lyft, Inc. Ms. Sverchek previously was Associate & Partner at Silicon Legal Strategy and Associate of Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP. Ms. Sverchek received an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a graduate degree from the University of California, Hastings.

Overview
Career Highlights

Lyft, Inc.

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Birthday

1983

Age

38

Interests

Fishing, Outdoor Activities

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Co-Founder at Lyft, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Lyft, Inc.

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Chief Strategy Officer at Lyft, Inc.

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Co-Founding Partner at FLOODGATE Fund LP

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Venture Advisor at Relay Ventures

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Chief Financial Officer at Reading Partners

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Vice Chairman at Reading Partners

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Venture Partner at Greylock Partners

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Professional at Otter Rock Capital

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Co-Founder at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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General Counsel & Secretary at Lyft, Inc.
Education
Law Degree
Class of 2007

The University of California's Hastings College of the Law (UC Hastings or Hastings) is a top tier public law school in San Francisco, California, located in the Civic Center neighborhood. Founded in 1878 by Serranus Clinton Hastings, the first Chief Justice of California, it was the first law school of the University of California and was one of the first law schools established in the Western United States. It is the oldest law school on the West Coast. It is also one of the few university-affiliated law schools in the United States that does not share its campus with undergraduates or other graduate programs.

Molecular & Cell Biology
Class of 2004

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Career History
General Counsel & Secretary
2012 - Current

Lyft, Inc. engages in the provision and management of online social rideshare community platform. It provides access to a network of shared bikes and scooters for shorter rides and first-mile and last-mile legs of multimodal trips, information about nearby public transit routes, and Lyft Rentals to offer riders a view of transportation options when planning any trip. The company was founded by Marcus Cohn, John Zimmer, Rajat Suri, Matt van Horn, and Logan Green in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Associate & Partner
2009 - 2012

Silicon Legal Strategy is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The firm provides legal advisory services. It was founded by Andre Gharakhanian.The company says this about itself: Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup -- like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day -- and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually \"get\" what entrepreneurs are going through.

Associate
2007 - 2008

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP is a business law firm that provides legal services to consumer, retail, information technology, communications, medical and life sciences industries. The company was founded in in 1995 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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$5,000 - $10K
2018

Reading Partners is a children's literacy nonprofit based in the San Francisco Bay Area with programs in over 40 school districts throughout California, New York, Washington DC, Maryland, Texas, Colorado, South Carolina, North Carolina, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Washington.

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