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Georgia Institute of Technology, BS
Electrical Engineering
Stanford University, MS
Electrical Engineering

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Tom Dyal

Tom Dyal is a Founding Partner of Redpoint Ventures focusing on opportunities in the Internet, software, mobile and infrastructure sectors.

Prior to founding Redpoint, Tom was a general partner with IVP, a firm he joined in 1997. Tom leads Redpoint’s investment activity in growth-stage companies and special situations focusing on opportunities in the Internet, software, mobile and infrastructure sectors.

Currently, he is leading the firm’s investments in Cortina, Just-Eat, NextG Networks, PocketGems and Qwilt.

Tom has also led investments in a number of companies that have had very successful outcomes including Clearwell (acquired by Symantec), WiChorus (Tellabs), Internet Brands, Answers (acquired by AFCV Holdings), Kazeon (EMC), TopSpin (Cisco), TiMetra (Alcatel), StratumOne (Cisco), Growth Networks (Cisco), Shasta (Nortel), Vivace (Tellabs), Netcore (Tellabs) and Santera (Tekelec).

Tom is past President and a current director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC).

Prior to joining the venture business, Tom spent nine years in operating roles in the communications and networking industry.

At Bay Networks, Tom ran product management for its network management software business. He began his career as a systems engineer with AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Tom holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

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