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Jeff Jordan
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Jeff Jordan

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Jeff Jordan is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he serves on the boards of Accolade (NASDAQ:ACCD), Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB), Codi, Incredible Health, Infinite Athlete, Foodology, Lookout, OfferUp, PrismsVR, Shef, and Wonderschool. He led the firm’s early investments in and served on the boards of Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) and Instacart (NASDAQ: CART).

He was previously CEO and then executive chairman of OpenTable, where he led the company during a period of accelerated domestic and international growth and oversaw its initial public offering during one of the longest tech IPO droughts in recent history. Prior to OpenTable, Jeff was Senior Vice President and General Manager of eBay North America where he oversaw eBay’s early growth into one of the Internet’s leading commerce brands. In this role, he drove the successful acquisitions of PayPal and Half.com and went on to become President of PayPal, where he was responsible for establishing the company as the global standard for online payments.  

Before joining eBay, Jeff was chief financial officer of Hollywood Entertainment and president of Reel.com. He also worked as Senior Vice President of finance for The Disney Stores at The Walt Disney Company, and prior held various positions at the Boston Consulting Group.

Jeff holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA in Political Science and Psychology from Amherst College. Jeff is an active mentor and leader in the Bay Area community. He serves on the boards of the DAPER Investment Fund, The GSB Trust, and the Stanford School of Engineering Advisory Council. He also runs a regular basketball game that connects young people and established tech industry vets.

In the news:

Fortune: Lessons from the VC Who’s Seen it all Before
How Jeff Jordan is applying what he learned during his time at Disney, eBay, and OpenTable to help founders at Airbnb, Pinterest, and Instacart

Latest Content

  • The What, Who, and When with IPOs
    Jeff Jordan, J.D. Moriarty, and Sonal Chokshi

    In this episode, we revisit a conversation with Jeff Jordan, former CEO of OpenTable, and J.D. Moriarty, the former Head Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Instacart
    Jeff Jordan

    Jeff Jordan reminisces about his decision to back the start-up Instacart, as the grocery giant prepares to go public.

  • Hiring a Chief Financial Officer
    Matt Oberhardt and Jeff Jordan

    While it can be easy to see the CFO as a “scorekeeper,” a great CFO actually puts points on the board by strategically and opportunistically growing your company.

  • A Personal Update
    Jeff Jordan

    a16z General Partner Jeff Jordan writes about his 12 years at the venture capital firm and what he's planning to do next.

  • Investing in Codi
    Jeff Jordan

    If you’ve run a high-growth company, you know that office space decisions are a nightmare. You are forced to anchor your growth assumption in cement–literally–for a typical lease term of seven years.

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