Overview

Update
Primary Role
Managing Director @
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown

Person Details

Update

Peter Wendell is the founder and a managing director of Sierra Ventures, the $1.5 billion Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Forbes magazine has named him one of the 100 best venture investors in the United States.

Peter holds a faculty appointment at Stanford Business School, co-teaching “Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital" with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Peter also serves on the board of directors of Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE-MRK) and has served as a member of the corporate board of directors for more than 25 other companies.

Earlier, Peter was employed by IBM for 10 years in a variety of management positions. He attended Harvard Business School, receiving an MBA with distinction and also working for McKinsey & Company while at Harvard.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Princeton University where he currently serves as a Charter Trustee and previously served as chairman of the board of Princeton’s $17 billion endowment.

Jobs (3)

Update
Current

Lecturer of Strategic Management

Managing Director

Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
1982
Unknown
Team Member

Board & Advisor Roles (3)

Update

News (3)

Update
DateNews
May 14, 2014Venture Beat - Sierra Ventures closes a new, smaller fund
Feb 11, 2013Bloomberg - MBA Rankings: Top Schools for E-Business
Oct 27, 2006Venture Beat - Sierra raises new $400M fund

Add Memberships

Add Images

Add Videos