Santa Clara University

Tim Haley

Tim Haley

Founding Partner, Redpoint Ventures

Tim Haley is a founding partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Tim was a general partner with IVP, a firm he began working with in 1987 and joined in 1998.

Tim focuses on investments in software, consumer Internet and digital media. Tim currently serves on the Boards of Directors of  Netflix (NFLX), Foxmarks, Topspin Media and TheFind.  He also led investments in Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!), Homestead Technologies (acquired by Intuit), ChemConnect, Inc., Onebox.com (acquired by OpenWave), Kendara (acquired by @Home),  M7 (acquired by BEA Systems),  Movaris (acquired by Trintech), Responsys, Inc. and Reflect, Inc. (acquired by Procter and Gamble).

Prior to joining IVP full-time in 1998, Tim was the principal of Haley Associates, one of the premier executive recruiting firms in the high technology industry. Tim was instrumental in the formation of numerous successful companies, including Alteon Networks, Applied Digital Access (IPO 1994), Centillion Networks (acquired by Bay Networks), Crescendo Communications (acquired by Cisco Systems), Epigram (acquired by Broadcom), FaceTime, Ipsilon Networks (acquired by Nokia), MMC Networks (IPO 1997), Mpath Interactive (IPO 1998), OnStream Networks (acquired by 3Com), Portera Systems, PMC-Sierra (merged with Sierra Semiconductor), PointCast (acquired by idealab!), Primary Access (acquired by 3Com), Pure Software (IPO 1995), SkyStream, Virage (IPO 2000), Whistle Communications (acquired by IBM), Whitetree (acquired by Ascend Communications) and Zip2 (acquired by Compaq Computer).

Tim received his B.A. in Philosophy from Santa Clara University.