Jeb Miller joined Jafco Ventures in 2009 as a General Partner, bringing over fifteen years of experience working with early-stage technology companies as a venture capitalist, operating executive and investment banker. Jeb has relentless energy and is passionate about teaming with entrepreneurs to help build successful companies. He also serves as a consultant to the Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative program of the US Department of Defense.
Life Before Jafco
Jeb's venture capital career began with Morgan Stanley Technology Ventures, a corporate venture group he co-founded in 2001. He then further developed his venture investing skills with two leading venture capital firms, three years as a Partner with ComVentures and three years as a Principal with Worldview Technology Partners. Prior to joining Jafco Ventures, Jeb was with the Silicon Valley office of The Carlyle Group focused on technology investing. He also gained valuable operating experience as Managing Director of Business Development for Scient, a pioneering Internet consulting firm. Jeb began his career with Morgan Stanley's technology investment banking groups in New York, Boston and Menlo Park.
At Jafco, Jeb is on the Board of MoPub, Pertino, Plastic Jungle, TRUSTe and WGT Sports, is a Board observer at Delphix, FireEye, Inkling and Purfresh, and is actively involved with Devicescape Software, Stellr, TuneIn and Vuclip. Prior Jafco portfolio companies include Aster Data Systems (Teradata), Attributor (Digimarc), Ocarina Networks (Dell) and Oodle (QVC).
Jeb's past investments include AdInfuse (Velti), Innotas, IntruVert Networks (McAfee), LogLogic (TIBCO), ONStor (LSI Logic) and Rhapsody Networks (Brocade). Over the course of Jeb's twelve-year venture capital career, he has had the opportunity to work with over 40 start-ups.
Jeb has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard College where he graduated summa cum laude and played water polo.
"I love how much people hustle at Jafco. It is a place where we embrace our goals and challenges with a strong team effort."