New Trustee Joins the Board of Santa Clara University
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014—At its fall meeting, Santa Clara University’s Board of Trustees elected a new trustee, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Haley. The election brings to 44 the number of members of the governing body that helps steer strategies and priorities of the 163-year-old private University.
Haley is a co-founder and managing director of the Menlo Park-based venture-capital firm Redpoint Ventures, where he focuses on investments in software, consumer Internet and digital-media companies. Among his successful investments were Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!); Responsys (an Oracle acquisition); and Homestead Technologies (acquired by Intuit). He was previously general partner with Institutional Venture Partners, and currently serves on the board of directors of Netflix (NFLX); 2U (TWOU); Curious.com; TheFind; ThredUP; Jaunt VR; and Zuora.
Haley also serves on the board of trustees at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, and is on the advisory board of SCU's Center for Science, Technology, and Society. He received his B.A. in philosophy from Santa Clara University.
He lives in Palo Alto with his wife Dr. Ethna McGourty, a general practitioner, and their two children.
"We are very pleased to welcome Tim Haley to the board of trustees, where we will benefit from his years of experience in the financial sector and in Silicon Valley,” said President Michael Engh, S.J.
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, theology, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see www.scu.edu.
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