Location: San Francisco, CA
Bio: Mr. Paul Matteucci serves as Operating Partner at US Venture Partners. Prior to USVP, Paul was CEO of HearMe, taking that company public in 1998. His two decades of operating experience include eight years with Adaptec, where he was Vice President and General Manager of the SCSI storage and connectivity division leading the business to over a quarter billion in revenues, before turning it over to a team he hired and mentored. Upon leaving Adaptec, Paul served as a Resident Entrepreneur for Institutional Venture Partners in 1995 and was an advisor to Accel Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures in the 1990s. He serves as a trustee of the World Affairs Council and is a board member of the University of the Pacific's School of International Studies and of the Business School at Montana State University in Bozeman. He is a frequent lecturer at business schools, including Notre Dame, University of Minnesota, Montana State and U.C. Davis. Paul's current interests on the technology landscape include: Internet-based services, data analytics, mobile computing, audience measurement and aggregation, data storage and rethinking the industrial food system.
- University of the Pacific, BA (Bachelor of Arts), 1977, International Studies
- Johns Hopkins University, MA (Masters of Arts), 1980, International Studies
- Stanford University, MBA (Master of Business Administration), 1986, Business
Paul and his family have founded "Feeding 10 Billion", a non-profit resource center for food system entrepreneurs. On the natural landscape: "Building an American Serengeti"-- an ambitious undertaking Paul is pursuing with the American Prairie Foundation (APF), to recreate and preserve three million acres of the nation's prairie lands. A grandson of Italian immigrants, Paul followed his heritage from San Francisco to Florence, Italy, where he attended cooking school. He blended his passions for cooking and the environment into a series of fundraising dinners for APF--"Lewis and Clark: Cooking of the Jeffersonian Era."