Primary Role
Managing Director at Menlo Ventures
University of California, Berkeley
Menlo Park

Person Details


Doug Carlisle is a general partner of Menlo Ventures. Doug joined Menlo Ventures in 1982.

Prior to Menlo Ventures, he worked as a design engineer at ROLM Corporation.

At Menlo, Doug focuses primarily on information technology companies. His recent investments and board seats include: A4Vision, Adomo, DriveCam, ePAC, FutureTrade Technologies, IntelliDOT Corporation, IronPort Systems, LiveOps, Nexxo, nLight Photonics, Open Solutions (OPEN) and ProfitLine.

His prior investments and board seats include: Carrier Access Corporation (CACS); Cyras Systems, acquired by CIENA Corp. (CIEN); Efficient Networks (EFNT); Hotmail, acquired by Microsoft (MSFT); Kalpana, acquired by Cisco (CSCO); and Pyxis, acquired by Cardinal Health (CAH).

Doug is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (B.S. in Electrical Engineering), Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.) and Stanford University Law School (J.D.).

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