Vanessa Larco has joined New Enterprise Associates (NEA) as a Partner in October 2016, and is based in the Bay Area. Larco brings nearly a decade of deep product expertise to NEA's consumer and enterprise investing practices, garnered through roles at some of the world's leading technology companies, including Box and Microsoft, and as co-founder of a mobile gaming startup. She most recently served as Box's Director of Product Management for Mobile and Web, where she led a team supporting the company's flagship web and mobile products.
Larco graduated with honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she earned a BS in Computer Science, specializing in human computer interaction and usability. She is named on several patents resulting from her work in user interface design. Larco was named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Women of Influence list in 2015; honored by Glamour Magazine as one of 35 Women under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry, and selected by CNET Español as one of the Top 20 Most Influential Latinos in the Tech Industry 2014.
Fund's investment verticals: communications, software, electronics, healthcare, energy and information technology.