|University of Pennsylvania, BS||1980|
|Stanford Graduate School of Business, MBA||1984|
Andy Rachleff is President and CEO of Wealthfront, an SEC-registered online financial advisor. He serves as a member of the board of trustees and vice chairman of the endowment investment committee for University of Pennsylvania and as a member of the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship.
Prior to Wealthfront, Andy co-founded and was general partner of Benchmark Capital, where he was responsible for investing in a number of successful companies including Equinix, Juniper Networks, and Opsware. He also spent ten years as a general partner with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre (MPAE).
Andy and his wife Debbie created a new cancer research funding initiative in partnership with the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, which provides today’s best young scientists with funds to pursue innovative cancer research. He and his wife modeled this new method based on successful venture capital practices.
Andy earned his B.S. from University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has frequently been named to Forbes magazine’s The Midas List as a top tech venture investor.