Jason van der Merwe

Jason van der Merwe is an associate at Stanford University, where he is a candidate for a bachelors degree in Computer Science. Previously, Jason worked at Wheelz, a recently acquired SF-based startup, where he developed innovative consumer-transportation technology, and Qualcomm in San Diego. Jason has also developed numerous consumer applications and products that are being… Read more »

Stephen Mendel

Stephen Mendel is a Venture Partner. He has served in a wide variety of leadership roles in public and private technology based organizations – managing director and executive vice president of In-Q-Tel in charge of its venture capital activities, vice chairman of Knowledge Revolution (acquired by MSC Software), CEO and president of Ithaca Software (acquired… Read more »

Nancy Lee

Nancy Lee is our Chief Financial Officer and a Partner. She is a veteran bean counter for venture capital firms, having spent 20 years with Walden International, a firm with a long and distinguished history and multiple funds in North America and Asia. Her job is to keep Gilman and Stewart out of trouble and… Read more »

Stewart Alsop

Stewart is a Partner. He spent the first 20 years of his professional career as a business journalist and commentator. It did not start well: he earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Occidental College in Los Angeles in 1975, but had to stay the summer to complete his credits. Then he couldn’t find a… Read more »

Jim Ward

Jim Ward is a Venture Partner and is on the board of directors of Gowalla, an Alsop Louie Partners portfolio company. Jim is the former president of LucasArts, the videogame division of LucasFilm Ltd, where he was also the senior vice president of marketing, distribution and online. Before he joined LucasFilm in 1997, he spent… Read more »