Mary Jane Elmore

Mary Jane ElmoreMBA ’82
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MBA ’82
Advisor and General Partner, Institutional Venture Partners

MJ Elmore was one of the first female venture capital partners on the West Coast, helping to build the team at Institutional Partners in Menlo Park, California. She has invested broadly in all stages and areas of information technology companies throughout her career. She served as a general partner in eight IVP funds and on the board of directors of numerous private and public information technology companies.

Prior to joining IVP, MJ was a marketing manager at Intel Corporation’s Development Systems Division. She was part of a small team of professionals across all divisions of Intel that worked closely with the sales force to achieve market leadership of Intel microprocessors.

Currently, MJ is a general partner and advisor to the IVP funds, a private angel investor, and a member of Broadway Angels, an angel investment group made up of world-class investors and business executives who all happen to be women.

She is a member of the Stanford GSB Advisory Board and the advisory council to Stanford’s Center on Longevity. MJ is passionate about the issue of teen mental health and has joined the board of the Children’s Health Council of Palo Alto, California that is leading in this area.

She has served as a director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC), the Purdue University Mathematics Advisory Council, the Stanford Business School Trust, and the board of trustees of Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, California.

MJ was a full-time fellow at Stanford in 2015 as a member of the inaugural class of Stanford’s Distinguished Career Institute.

Last Updated 29 Dec 2018