Managing Director

LombardStreet.io LLC

Full Time
Menlo Park, CA
Posted 2 months ago

Background

LombardStreet Ventures is a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley that accelerates, invests, and works with startups, entrepreneurs and corporations to advance the future of software.

Job Description

The candidate will be responsible for supervising the portfolio companies’ activities, identifying new investment opportunities in Silicon Valley and coordinating the technical operations of the new business opportunities emerging in the US market. The Executive will cover the Technical Director role for the US operations and will support customer project execution and delivery collaborating with the affiliate company engineering team. The Executive will identify software tools and define processes in order to make remote collaboration between the US and the affiliate team working productively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Key leadership role on the Investments team in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing new investment ideas and relationships; leading meetings with existing and prospective managers; developing quantitative and qualitative evaluation of investment opportunities; supporting and advocating for investment views; and preparing investment recommendations for the Investment Committee;
  • Analyzing and synthesizing data relating to general investment concepts, as well as performance and exposures of individual managers, asset classes, and the overall portfolio and articulating key findings and trends;
  • Overseeing all technology operations by not only ensuring the continued functionality of our current IT environment, but also informing future state decision on investments to meet our evolving business needs and goals;
  • Analyzing current and future requirements to determine and implement the best solutions for the firm’s technology needs;
  • Devising IT policies and systems to support business goals set by leadership;
  • Overseeing all technology operations by not only ensuring the continued functionality of our current IT environment, but also informing future state decision on investments to meet our evolving business needs and goals

Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT management, or relevant field with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software
  • Must be very detail-oriented
  • Broad network of investment professionals and strong relationship building skills
  • Experience in the analysis, implementation, evaluation, and management of IT tools, software, and support providers
  • Experience managing and coaching direct reports
  • Strong and demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong orientation to detail and accuracy and excellent organizational skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to think critically
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, multi-task, and work well both independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a small team

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