Mary is a partner and co-founder of the growth investment practice at Bessemer, where she primarily focuses on cloud software investments. She serves as a board member or observer for Hyperscience, BigID, GetInsured, and Contractbook, and she also works closely with Bessemer portfolio companies Forter, LaunchDarkly, and Zapier.
Mary is a co-author of Bessemer’s annual State of the Cloud Reports and the 10 Laws of Cloud, and she is a key architect of the BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index, which serves as the benchmark for public cloud companies. She also developed Bessemer’s Cash Conversion Score and authors the annual Cloud 100 Benchmarks Reports. Mary was named to the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Venture Capital.
Prior to Bessemer, Mary worked in Equity Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley and held roles at Apple and at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Mary graduated with honors with an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where she now sits on the Board of the International Center for Finance. In her free time, Mary enjoys cheering for the 49ers, listening to country music, and spending time with her husband, Kyle.
“In growth investing, boldness wins. The daring founders with big visions and strong execution are the ones that change the world.”