FOUNDER - Managing Director
Greg has been an angel and venture investor for over 20 years. He began his career at Endotherapeutics, a medical device company that was acquired by U.S Surgical. He then founded Rembrandt Venture Partners. Greg co-founded two venture-backed companies. Alter Ego Networks, a cloud based web transcoding company acquired by Macromedia (MACR) and MetaLincs, an enterprise e-mail search company that was acquired by Seagate (STX).
Prior to founding Cheyenne Ventures he was a co-founder of Harmony Partners where he focused on consumer tech and enterprise focused companies. He thrives on partnering and discovering expansion stage opportunities with visionary founders and aligned VC’s that seek an advantage with the Cheyenne structure.
Greg is an avid art collector who enjoys spending time in the mountains, fly-fishing, and skiing with his family. He is active in philanthropy with the Idaho Ballet and the Boise YMCA. Additionally, he is an active member and advisor to the Idaho Youth Ranch which focuses on the rehabilitation of troubled teens through equine therapy. Greg is also on the Board of Regents at Santa Clara University and divides his time between Boise, Sun Valley, and the Bay Area.
Jay has a proven track record as a leader in both public and private technology companies. He began his career at SAP and PeopleSoft before beginning a nearly 20 year career as a CEO. In 2021, Wiley published Jay’s book People Operations: Automate HR, Design a Great Employee Experience, and Unleash Your Workforce which became a five-time bestseller.
Prior to joining Cheyenne Ventures, Jay was CEO at Zenefits where he orchestrated an impressive turnaround of one of the most disruptive HR companies in history. Before that, Jay was CEO at Ooyala, a ground-breaking online video company that ushered in the personalized cloud TV era. Jay’s first CEO role was leading Agile Software, an enterprise software company that pioneered product lifecycle management and distributed engineering. Jay has an extensive track record of delivering great returns for stakeholders and for leading high growth, high value businesses that are transformational and category-defining. He believes in the power of building strong cultures that reinforce the importance of people, inspiration and purpose.
When he isn’t spending time with portfolio companies and doing the mentoring work he loves, Jay spends his time at his home in the mountains. There he is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys horses, golf, fly fishing, skiing, hiking, and biking — usually with his dog Django alongside.