Kathryn ("Katie") Haun is a general partner. Previously, she spent a decade as a federal prosecutor focusing on fraud, cyber, and corporate crime alongside agencies including the SEC, FBI, and Treasury. She created the government’s first cryptocurrency task force and led investigations into the Mt. Gox hack and the corrupt agents on the Silk Road task force.
While with the U.S. Department of Justice, Katie prosecuted RICO murders, organized crime, public corruption, gangs, and money laundering. She also held senior policy positions at Justice Department headquarters in both the National Security Division and Attorney General’s office where her portfolio included antitrust, tax, and national security.
While in the private sector, Katie has testified before both the House and Senate on the intersection of technology and regulation.
Katie serves on the boards of Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) and HackerOne and has invested in and advised tech companies from seed to Series E stage. She teaches a management course at Stanford Business School and previously taught cybercrime at Stanford Law School.
Katie clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and is an honors graduate of Stanford Law School. She is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.