Mr. Levinthal has over 26 years of venture capital investing experience and currently lives in Park City, Utah where he works as an independent venture capitalist helping to advise companies in the intermountain area. Mike spent 20 years with the Mayfield Fund.
During his tenure at Mayfield, Mike worked to sponsor such successes as Citrix, Concur Technologies, Heartstream, Pure Software and WebMethods. Additionally, he founded Mayfield Software Partners, a side fund consisting of 20 leading software entrepreneurs as investors.
He began his career in venture capital at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). While at NEA, Mike founded ONSET Ventures, a venture firm specializing in incubating new companies.
Mike holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also received both his MS and BS degrees in Engineering from Stanford University.
He has served as an advisory board member to the Stanford Technology Venture Program and established the Mayfield Fellows program at Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley. Mike is also an inventor and holds U.S. Patent 5,593,426, Defibrillator System Using Multiple External Defibrillators and a Communications Network.
Mike's current board seats include Applabs, Alliance Health Networks, Alxscloset.com, High West Distillery, Matchbin, Orabrush, Swarmbuilder, and Zinch, He is also a Special Limited Partner of 2X Management which is a venture fund focused on growth capital opportunities in the consumer space.
He was on the board of Altiris (ATRS) until its acquisition by Symantec for $1 billion.