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Christine Herron

Director
Intel Capital
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Christine Herron is a Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur. In 2010, Christine joined Intel Capital, where she funds Internet and digital services companies. At Intel, Christine’s portfolio company investments include 500 Friends (ACQ: Merkle), Ark, betaworks, E la Carte, Funders Club, Goldbely, Jelli, Hangtime, Movable Ink, NewAer, SmartZip, Storenvy, and Yummly.

Previously, Christine was an investor with seed stage venture fund First Round Capital, working with companies such as BillFloat, Double Verify, Get Satisfaction (ACQ: Sprinklr), Mint (ACQ: INTU), and Xobni (ACQ: YHOO). At Omidyar Network, she developed the Media practice strategy and led deals such as Common Sense Media and Socialtext.

At Geocapital Partners, Christine focused on early Internet and network technology, leading Series A funding for AXON Networks (ACQ: 3COM), D-Vision (ACQ: ADSK), FocusVision (MBO), Netcom (IPO: NETC), and ViaGrafix (IPO: VIAX).

Christine was also a founder or early employee at venture-backed companies GiftWorks (ACQ: FrontStream), Mercury2, and NetObjects (IPO: NETC), where she developed chief executive, marketing, and product management experience. She has served on the Nonprofit Technology Conference (N-TEN), Typepad, and Web 2.0 Expo advisory boards and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet Board of Directors.

Christine earned an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Columbia University, and is a founding advisor to both 500 Startups and StartX. She is an active social media contributor and frequent speaker.

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