Menlo Park

Brian Dudley Associate

Brian is an Associate responsible for supporting the Direct Investment Team in all aspects of the investment decision-making process.

Location: Menlo Park
Email: bdudley@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4867
Year Joined: 2013

Previous Experience:
GCA Savvian

Academic:
University of California, Berkeley, BS

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Strain
kstrain@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862

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Michael Lynn, M.D. Partner

Mike is responsible for sourcing and screening private equity investments in the medical device and biopharmaceutical sectors.

Mike serves on the Boards of Directors of Luminous Medical, MyHealthTeams, Pivot Medical, PneumRx, Revascular, TriReme and USGI Medical and is a Board Observer at GlobeImmune.

Location: Menlo Park
Email: kstrain@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862
Year Joined: 2007

Previous Experience:
VantagePoint Venture Partners
Stanford University
Highland General Hospital
The White House

Academic:
Carleton College, BA, magna cum laude
Dartmouth Medical School, Pre-Clinical Sciences
UCLA School of Medicine, MD

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Strain
kstrain@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862

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Kelly Meldrum, CFA Partner & Head of Primary Investments

Kelly is a Partner and Head of Primary Investments.  She is focused on the Global primary portfolio.  In this role Kelly is also the Chairperson of the Adams Street Partners Primary Investment Committee, of which she has been a member since 2008. Kelly opened our Menlo Park office in 2006.

Kelly is currently responsible for many of Adams Street's General Partners, including Accel, August, Benchmark, Berkshire and TA Associates.

Location: Menlo Park
Email: kmeldrum@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862
Year Joined: 2005

Previous Experience:
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Hewlett-Packard Corporation
Morgan Stanley & Company

Academic:
Bentley College, BS

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Strain
kstrain@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862

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Robin Murray Partner

Robin is a Partner, and invests in venture and growth-oriented companies with a focus on the technology space.

Robin’s investments include Couchbase, Criteo (CRTO), Donuts, HighTail, Integral Technologies, RadiumOne, Rimini Street, RetailMeNot (SALE), TeleSign and Zynga (ZNGA). Robin’s past investments include Ancestry.com (ACOM), Appshop (acquired by ATT), Bitfone (acquired by HPQ), Demand Media (DMD), Fotolog (acquired by HIM.Pa), Merchant eSolutions (acquired by Cielo S.A.), Mobile365 (acquired by SY now SAP), Omniture (OMTR), Placeware (acquired by MFST) and Vonage (VG).

Location: Menlo Park
Email: kleonard@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4864
Year Joined: 2008

Previous Experience:
3i Ventures
iPIN Corporation
McKinsey
Ernst and Young

Academic:
Bristol University, BS
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, ACA
Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA

Executive Assistant:
Kerry Leonard
kleonard@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4864


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Michaela Venuti Associate

Michaela is an Associate responsible for supporting the Venture Capital and Growth Equity Team in all aspects of the investment decision-making process.

Location: Menlo Park
Email: mvenuti@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4868
Year Joined: 2014

Previous Experience:
Barclays Capital

Academic:
Princeton University, BA

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Strain
Email:kstrain@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862


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David Welsh Partner

Dave is a Partner, and invests in venture and growth-oriented companies with a focus on the technology space.

Dave sits on the Boards of Directors of BrightRoll, Damballa, Five9 (NASDAQ: FIVN), KPG, LogRhythm, Matrixx Software, Mintigo and ThreatMetrix. He is also involved in Adams Streets’ investments in APT, At-Hoc, HighTail (formerly YouSendIt), Rimini Street, ServiceMax and Spiceworks. Dave’s past investments include AVG (NYSE: “AVG”), Excellergy (Acquired by Brinvest), Jaspersoft (Acquired by Tibco), Jungo Software (Acquired by NDS), MxLogic (Acquired by McAfee), Solomio (Acquired by Openwave), Sportgenic (Acquired by Glam Media) and Vividence (Acquired by Keynote).

Location: Menlo Park
Email: kleonard@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4864
Year Joined: 2008

Previous Experience:
McAfee, Inc.
Partech International
Portal Software

Academic:
UC Berkeley and Harvard Law Schools, order of the coif, JD
UCLA, BA

Executive Assistant:
Kerry Leonard
kleonard@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4864


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Mike ZappertPrincipal

Mike is a Principal, and invests in venture and growth-oriented companies with a focus on the technology space.

Mike sits on the Boards of Directors of Visier and Boundary. He is a Board Observer at Couchbase. Mike led Adams Street's investment in ServiceMax, and is actively involved with Adams Street's investments in RetailMeNot (SALE), Criteo (CRTO), Five9 (FIVN)Zynga (ZNGA), TeleSign, Atlantis ComputingMatrixx SoftwareRadiumOne, Rimini Street and Integral Development. Mike’s past investments include Demand Media (DMD), BlueLithium (acquired by Yahoo!) and Speakeasy (acquired by Best Buy).

Location: Menlo Park
Email: kleonard@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4864
Year Joined: 2009

Previous Experience:
3i Ventures
Credit Suisse

Academic:
Stanford University, BA, with Honors
and Phi Beta Kappa
Stanford University, MS

Executive Assistant:
Kerry Leonard
kleonard@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4864


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