Glenn Solomon

Managing Partner | Silicon Valley

Since joining GGV Capital as a Partner in 2006, Glenn has led GGV’s investments in Pandora (NYSE: P), Successfactors (NYSE: SFSF/Acq by SAP), Isilon (NASDAQ: ISLN/Acq by EMC), Quinstreet (NASDAQ: QNST),  Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), AlientVault, Square, Conviva, DOMO, Gridstore  and Zendesk, helping the first five successfully navigate the initial public offering process. He is also actively involved with GGV’s investments in Appirio, BlueKai, Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce.com), Qunar, MediaV and China Talent Group (CTG).  Glenn focuses on enterprise software-as-a-service (Saas), cloud infrastructure and mobile.  He has been a member of the Forbes Midas list since 2009.

Prior to GGV, Glenn was a General Partner with Partech International, where he led successful investments in Broadbase Software (acquired by Kana), Datacenter Technologies (acquired by Veritas/Symantec), Digital Island (acquired by Cable & Wireless), Pentasafe (acquired by NetIQ) and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN).  Earlier in his career, Glenn worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership.  Glenn graduated from Stanford University, where he started on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and also earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He co-founded and remains active with The Spotlight Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding social entrepreneurs focused on education.

Check out Glenn’s blog where he discusses the intersection of technology and finance, follow @GlennSolomon, or check out his profile LinkedIn.

Recent Interviews

Glenn Solomon Talks Expansion Stage, China, and 2013 Outlook with TechCrunch TV [video]

Glenn Solomon discusses his outlook for tech IPOs on Bloomberg TV's Money Moves [video]

Glenn Solomon on the benefits of investing in cyber security [video]