Steve Krausz - Commonwealth Club World Affairs of California
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Steve Krausz

Board Member

General Partner, U.S. Venture Partners

Steve Krausz is a general partner at U.S. Venture Partners with over three decades of venture capital experience. He has led numerous investments which included 18 IPOs and several acquisitions. He currently serves on the boards of Active-Semi, Appthority, Box (NYSE: BOX), Cato Networks, Electric Cloud, Exablox, Inside Sales (observer), Kaiam, Megapath, Prevoty, Quantifind, Quixey, Smartling, Xirrus and ZEFR. Steve previously served on numerous private and public boards, including Guidewire (GWRE), Imperva (IMPV), and Trusteer (acquired by IBM).

Steve is the former executive board member and Treasurer of the National Venture Capital Association. In addition to the World Affairs Council, he also serves on the boards of the Stanford GSB Venture Fund and DAPER Investment Fund. An avid skier, Steve enjoys travel with his family. When time permits, his reading interests include world history, especially the Middle East and Asia. Steve holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.