Katie Baynes is an Operating Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she leads Marketing for the Venture and Seed Funds. She joined a16z in 2016 and helped build and scale the firm’s consumer and fintech brands.
Prior to joining a16z, Katie was on the communications and brand team at Square where she was with the company from before the launch of their first point of sale product and beyond IPO. During her time there, she served in leadership positions on both Cash App and Caviar, and prior to that, led executive communications for the CEO. Before Square, Katie was on the marketing team at Virgin America.
Katie feels lucky she gets to work with inspiring founders on every stage of the startup journey.