NEA Welcomes Enterprise Software Veteran Hilarie Koplow-McAdams As Venture Partner
MENLO PARK, Calif., December 6, 2017-- Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) today announced that Hilarie Koplow-McAdams has joined the firm as Venture Partner. Koplow-McAdams is an enterprise software veteran who brings over three decades of operating and board experience at growth-stage technology companies. She will be based out of the firm's Menlo Park office.
"Hilarie has played an instrumental role in some of the technology industry's most exceptional growth stories, from leading Salesforce's global business expansion to helping New Relic shape the digital intelligence category and grow to a multibillion-dollar business," said Scott Sandell, Managing General Partner at NEA. "We've had many opportunities to work closely with Hilarie over the years, especially in her role as a fellow board member of data visualization pioneer Tableau Software. Her expertise in building and scaling sales organizations will be a tremendous asset to our technology investing practice and to our enterprise portfolio companies, and we are delighted to welcome her to the NEA team."
Koplow-McAdams was most recently president at New Relic, where she was responsible for growth strategies and leading global sales, marketing, customer success, support, and business development. Before joining New Relic, she served as president at Salesforce, where she led the company's worldwide sales teams and helped drive diversification and global expansion of the company's business. Prior to Salesforce, Koplow-McAdams was vice president of direct sales for small business and a member of the executive committee at Intuit. She began her career at Oracle Corporation, holding a variety of leadership positions over nearly two decades and spearheading development of the company's Oracle Direct sales channel.
"Throughout my career, I've been passionate about helping enterprise companies accelerate growth, define new categories and elevate the customer experience," said Koplow-McAdams. "I've been fortunate to help run some phenomenal companies in a variety of operating roles, and now I'm excited to share what I've learned with some of the industry's most promising enterprise businesses. I believe NEA has an extraordinary platform for helping to build great companies, and I'm thrilled to join the team."
Koplow-McAdams serves on the board of directors for Tableau Software and Zendesk, is vice chair of the board of directors of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and serves on the advisory council of the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy. She holds a master's degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree from Mills College.
New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) is a global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors and geographies. With more than $20 billion in cumulative committed capital since the firm's founding in 1977, NEA invests in technology and healthcare companies at all stages in a company's lifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. The firm's long track record of successful investing includes more than 210 portfolio company IPOs and more than 360 acquisitions. For additional information, visit www.nea.com
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