Colin joined NEA in 2014 as an Operating Partner and is focused on working with NEA’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining NEA, Colin spent 12 years at Paladin Capital Group, a Washington D.C. based venture capital firm. At Paladin, Colin invested in technology-driven companies across a variety of sectors and was actively involved with a wide range of portfolio companies guiding successful strategic outcomes at the Board level. Prior to Paladin, Colin was a founding member of The Vigilant Investors Fund, a hedge fund in Santa Monica, California. Colin received his B.A. degree in Philosophy with Honors from Haverford College in Pennsylvania, where he focused on Logic and Analytical Philosophy.