General Partner & COO, RRE
Will Porteous is a General Partner and the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. Will focuses on early and expansion stage investments across RRE’s multiple technology verticals, with a concentration on enterprise systems, digital media and mobile technology.
Before joining the venture capital industry, Mr. Porteous held senior management positions in marketing and product management with SupplyWorks and NetMarket, the e-commerce pioneer now owned by Cendant Corp.
Mr. Porteous is a Director of Buzzfeed, Connected Data, Crossboard Mobile, and Spire. He is a former Director of Whiptail Technologies (acquired by CSCO), Frictionless Commerce (acquired by SAP), Skyhook Wireless (Acquired by Liberty Media), Tacit Networks (acquired by PKTR), and Xobni (Acquired by Yahoo!). He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia Business School and as Chairman of the Dockery Farms Foundation which he founded.
Mr. Porteous holds an MBA from Harvard University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA with Honors from Stanford University where he served as Captain of the Varsity Crew.