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Margit Wennmachers

Margit is a partner at the venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz.

She has over 20 years of marketing technology experience, and co-founded and ran OutCast Communications, an award-winning communications firm with offices in New York City and San Francisco. Under her leadership, the firm grew from two employees to a multi-million dollar business. At OutCast, Margit oversaw client work as well as the firms business operations. OutCast’s most notable clients including Amazon, Autodesk, Bloom Energy, EMC, Facebook, Netflix, Nvidia,, Yahoo!, and a host of venture-backed start-ups and venture capital firms.

She entered technology marketing over twenty years ago when she joined the European office of a Silicon-Valley based start-up. In 1991, Margit relocated to San Francisco. Before founding OutCast Communications she spent 4 years with Hill & Knowlton/WPP-owned Blanc & Otus, at the time one of Silicon Valley’s most successful and prestigious high-tech communications firms, whose clients included the IBM Olympics, Sybase, and VeriSign. She was a member of the executive management team there.

Born and raised in Germany, Margit holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Lippstadt, Germany. She has lived and worked in Germany, Spain and the U.S. She is fluent in English, German, Spanish, and French. Margit is on the board of the World Affairs Council.

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