Kristina Shen joined in 2013 and is a Principal of Bessemer Venture Partners and focuses on investments in cloud computing, mobile and consumer sectors. Kristina currently serves on the boards of Doubledutch, Glint, and Retail Solutions, and serves as a board observer on Gainsight, Instructure, RainforestQA, ServiceTitan and Vidyard. She is also involved with investments in Adaptive Insights, and Twilio. An expert in the field, Kristina’s contributions to Bessemer and the startup ecosystem earned her a slot in Forbe's 30 under 30: Venture Capital and Business Insider’s 2014 “30 and Under” list of Rising Stars who find Hot Startup Deals in Silicon Valley.
Before joining Bessemer, Kristina worked in the finance world as an investor at JMI Equity, and investment banker at both Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. Her experience includes working on the IPOs of Palo Alto Networks, Zynga, Fusion-io and Infoblox, as well as the sale of Q1 Labs to IBM and Goldman Sachs’ investment in Kno, Inc. Kristina graduated with a B.A. in Operations Research and Management Science from UC Berkeley.