Ann WinbladHummer Winblad Venture Partners: Hyperion, The Knot, Dean & Deluca, Net Perceptions
Ann Winblad is the co-founder of and a managing director at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. She is a well-known and respected software investment pioneer, software industry entrepreneur, and technology leader.
Ann is one of the first woman entrepreneurs to start a software firm. In 1976 she co-founded Open Systems, Inc., a top-selling accounting software company, with a $500 investment. She later sold it for more than $15 million.
Ann has served as the director of numerous start-up and public companies, including Hyperion (sold to Oracle for $3.3 billion), ...