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Barry Eggers (B.A. '85) is a founder of Lightspeed Venture Partners and focuses primarily on IT infrastructure, with a specific interest in big data, cloud, IoT, networking and mobile. He has 20 years of venture capital experience, 10 years of operating experience and has been named to the Forbes Midas List of top 100 investors multiple times.
Eggers has been instrumental in building Lightspeed into one of the world's leading venture capital firms. Lightspeed has over $4 billion under management and focuses on early-stage investments in the Enterprise IT and consumer sectors. Lightspeed has led early financing rounds for category leaders such as AppDynamics, Giphy, The Honest Company, Mulesoft, Nest, Nutanix and Snap. Something most people don't know about Barry Eggers: He is a fourth generation Californian. "I grew up in the Silicon Valley and can remember when it was filled with cherry and apricot orchards."