Managing Director / Co-Founder
Paul Madera is a Managing Director of Meritech Capital Partners, a $3 Billion late stage venture capital firm that seeks to invest in emerging category leaders in technology and in medical devices.
Paul co-founded Meritech Capital in 1999 with two partners and he currently serves on the boards of Filevine, ForgeRock, Icertis, and Sonendo. He previously led Meritech investments into Facebook, Glaukos, Mulesoft, Nextdoor, Salesforce, Yammer and several others.
Prior to founding Meritech, Paul was an investment banker with Montgomery Securities and with Morgan Stanley. He previously served in the US Air Force as an F-4 and F-16 pilot while based in South Korea, Spain and Utah.
Paul has a BS from the USAF Academy and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He continues to serve on the USAF Academy Endowment Board of Directors.