MEET THE CREW
Our crew is an eclectic collection of kick-ass humans that have come together to help our founders and partners summit their “impossible peak”. We are experts in aerospace, automotive, hardware, software, finance and general wizardry; harnessing the movement of electrons, atoms, and capital to help humanity go UP.
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Ben Marcus

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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Cyrus Sigari

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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Adam Grosser

Chairman & Managing Partner

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Luciano Froes

Partner & Chief Marketing Officer

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Ally Warson

Partner

UP.Ventures

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John Kuolt IV

Founder & CEO

UP.Labs

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Katelyn Foley

President

UP.Labs

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Patrick Pettay

CFO & Head of Growth

UP.Labs

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Kristine Pachuta

Venture CEO & Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Louis Matthews

Venture CEO

UP.Labs

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Vicki Nakata

Venture CEO

UP.Labs

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Jordan Qualls

VP Finance & Operations

UP.Ventures

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Nancy Reid

Executive Director

UP.Ventures

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Matt Wolfman

Senior Associate

UP.Ventures

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Jess Hollins

Venture Head of Business Operations & Growth

UP.Labs

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Alex Garcia Lautzenheiser

Senior Associate

UP.Ventures

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Anna Tiran

Executive Assistant

UP.Ventures

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Luom Cooper

Executive Assistant

UP.Labs

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Giuliane Ramos

Designer

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Brent Chow

Venture Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Niall Sohan

Venture Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Tanuj Nigam

Venture CTO

UP.Labs

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Ankita Chadha

Venture Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Kyle Emory

Venture Head of Business & Growth

UP.Labs

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Halley Sprung

Office Manager

UP.Labs

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Andre Rabold

Venture CTO

UP.Labs

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Jonathan Meyrowitz

VP, Talent Acquisition & People

UP.Labs

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Amin Einakian

UX/UI Product Design Lead

UP.Labs

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Kel Jackson

Venture Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Phil Schmid

Venture Head of Business and Growth

UP.Labs

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Jacob Maestas

Head of Operations

UP.Labs

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Joe Gillette

UX/UI Product Design Lead

UP.Labs

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Henry Pray

Venture Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Tyler Watson

Venture Head of Product

UP.Labs

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Rob Patrick

Venture CTO

UP.Labs

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Alex Chang

Venture Head of Operations

UP.Labs

 

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Andy Wagner

Senior Advisor

UP.Ventures

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Bob Riccomini

Design Partner

UP.Ventures

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Brian McClendon

Venture Partner

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Christian Bailey

Venture Partner

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Colby Goff

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures

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Daniel Buchmueller

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures

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Darren Pleasance

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures

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David Jen

Venture Partner

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Eric Hirshberg

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures

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Gary Gysin

Operating Partner

UP.Ventures

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Jim Payne

Board & Investment Committee Member

UP.Labs

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Joshua Schachter

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures

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Peter Corbett

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures

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Uma Subramanian

Venture Partner

UP.Ventures