Kristina Shen is a partner in the San Francisco office where she focuses on investments in cloud computing, machine learning, and mobile and consumer internet sectors.
She’s co-authored State of the Cloud Reports (2016, 2017, and 2018) and Bessemer’s 10 Laws of Cloud Computing, all which capture the top trends among leading public and private cloud companies. She is a key architect behind Bessemer’s Cloud Index, which tracks the market performance of computing companies and is used by major media outlets and analysts to understand the health of the sector.
Kristina has led or been involved in exits including Glint (sold to Linkedin), Adaptive Insights (sold to Workday), Twilio (IPO) and Instructure (IPO). She currently serves on the boards of DoubleDutch, Retail Solutions, and Zoosk and serves as a board observer on Gainsight, Rainforest QA, ServiceTitan and Vidyard.
Kristina was selected as the National Venture Capital Association’s (NVCA) 2017 Rising Star, and has been featured in Forbes’ 30 under 30: Venture Capital in 2016 and Business Insider’s 2014 30 and Under list of Rising Stars who find Hot Startup Deals in Silicon Valley.
"Create a watertight thesis as to why your company is 10x better than the competition."