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Scott Weiss


  Male      American      Business Person



About Author

Scott Weiss is a venture capitalist at the Silicon Valley firm Andreessen Horowitz, joining in April 2011 as the firm’s fourth general partner. A native of Sarasota, Florida, he founded and was CEO of IronPort Systems, Which Cisco acquired in 2007 for $830 million. Weiss has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

While at Andreessen Horowitz, Weiss has blogged on such topics as corporate transparency for All Things D and enterprise startup best practices for GigaOM. He serves on the boards of Distelli, Platfora, Silver Tail Systems, Bluebox, and Jumio as well as Skout, App.Net, and Return Path.

Weiss is credited with bringing to the firm 360-degree feedback performance reviews of partners by other partners, venture firms and entrepreneurs of the companies in Andreessen Horowitz’s portfolio. This type of performance review is an unusual practice for venture capital firms...


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