Venture Partner

Josh specializes in designing, building, and scaling consumer products.

Josh is a venture partner at Greylock. Most recently, he was the VP Product at Robinhood, helping the team build powerful tools to broaden access to our financial system. Josh specializes in designing, building, and scaling consumer products, having been part of multiple companies that have grown to more than 100 million users. Josh spent 15 years in product and engineering roles at leading companies in social, commerce, and media. Josh was the product lead for growth and relevance at Twitter, growing Twitter’s active user base by nearly 10x. Prior to Twitter, Josh worked on the platform at Facebook and led the launch of Facebook Connect. Josh was an early employee at LinkedIn and helped establish early models for user growth and launched v1 of LinkedIn Jobs. Josh also held roles leading product management for Zazzle, and product and engineering for RealJukebox and RealPlayer at RealNetworks.

In addition, Josh led Greylock’s investments in Medium, Discord, and Mammoth Media. He also led investments in SmartThings (acquired by Samsung in 2014), (acquired by Toutiao in 2017), Jelly (acquired by Pinterest in 2017), and Houseparty (acquired by Epic Games in 2019).

Josh holds a BS in Symbolic Systems with a focus on Human Computer Interaction from Stanford University.

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