Jon joined NEA in 2006 and focuses on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure Software, and Big Data Applications. He is a Director of Blue Jeans Network, DataVisor, Desire2Learn, Hearsay Social, OPOWER (NYSE: OPWR), ScienceLogic, Suniva, Swiftype, and WibiData.  He is a Board Observer to Lithium and Spring Mobile. Jon also co-manages NEA’s seed investment program.

Prior to joining NEA, Jon was an entrepreneur and co-founder of IMlogic, Inc. (acquired by Symantec Corporation) and served as its Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Products. Prior to founding IMlogic, Jon worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he focused on venture capital investments for their Private Equity Group. Jon’s perspectives on VC and entrepreneurship can be found at www.jonsakoda.com

  • 2013 AlwaysOn Power Players in Cloud AlwaysOn
  • 2010 AlwaysOn Top 50 Venture Capitalists AlwaysOn

Experience

  • Harvard
    1995–1999 Harvard University
  • Goldman Sachs
    1999–2001 Goldman Sachs Private Equity Group
  • IMlogic
    2001–2006 IMlogic Co-founder and CTO
  • NEA
    2006–Current NEA Partner
  • February 13, 2006

    Symantec Acquires IMlogic