Ann Bordetsky joined NEA as a Partner in 2021 and focuses on consumer and enterprise technologies with particular focus on the future of work, commerce and platforms. Ann has helped to build some of Silicon Valley’s most iconic technology companies in a variety of business, strategy and operating executive roles and has been a leading force in catalyzing diversity in tech as an operator, angel investor and advisor to January Ventures.
Prior to NEA, Ann served as Chief Operating Officer of Rival Inc, a modern enterprise platform for live event commerce acquired by Live Nation/Ticketmaster in 2020, and an active operator angel investing in early stage saas, marketplace and consumer digital startups. She was previously Director of Business Development & Strategic initiatives at Uber, leading growth initiatives, strategic partnerships and new vertical formation. Prior to Uber, Ann was the Head of Commerce and Consumer Product Business Development at Twitter and held a variety of business development and GTM roles at pioneering early-stage marketplace and mobility startups (Wheelz and Better Place). Before joining the world of Tech and Silicon Valley startups, Ann served in government engagement and federal policy roles in DC at one of the nation’s top environmental think tanks.
Ann holds an MBA from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, policy and management from the University of California, Berkeley.