As a partner at Shasta, Jason is an active investor in consumer, cloud computing, SaaS and open source software. Some of his previous investments include Adometry (acquired by Google), Demdex (acquired by Adobe), Makara (acquired by RedHat) and iConclude (acquired by Opsware). Jason currently serves on the boards of mobile application performance management company Crittercism, SaaS subscription billing company Zuora, as well as local social guide Nextdoor and mobile music platform Smule.
Prior to joining Shasta in 2005, Jason was Vice President, Strategy and Operations at venture-backed Walmart.com, where he took the online retailer from zero to large scale revenue in five years. His experience growing that business into one of largest retailers online informs his understanding of how to thoughtfully scale fast-growing businesses, as well as how to use software to improve operations. Previously, Jason worked as an investment banker to venture-backed companies at Alex.Brown.
Jason earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in Finance from University of Maryland. He is an avid scuba diver and a passionate supporter of shark conservation.
|Jul 11, 2016||PE HUB - Data.world nabs $14 mln Series A|
|Feb 10, 2016||Venture Beat - Shasta Ventures adds Doug Pepper as a managing partner to focus on application startups|
|Feb 10, 2016||PE HUB - Shasta Ventures appoints Pepper as MD|
|Jul 28, 2014||Venture Beat - Leanplum's one-stop shop for mobile app management and marketing nabs $4.8M|
|Jun 19, 2014||FinSMEs - Shasta Ventures Closes Fourth Fund at $300M|
|Jun 18, 2014||Venture Beat - Shasta confirms new $300M fund|
|May 15, 2014||Wired News - http://www.wired.com/2014/05/cloud-service-as-m-and-a-tool/|
|May 15, 2014||Wired News - Tech Giants Could Use the Cloud to Predict Their Future|