Christine Herron

Christine joined Intel Capital as a director in 2010. Previously, Christine was a Principal with First Round Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm, where she worked with companies such as BillFloat, Double Verify, Get Satisfaction, Mint, and Xobni. As a Director at Omidyar Network, she developed the Media practice strategy, investing in Common Sense Media, Digg, Socialtext, and Wikia, among others. Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Christine was the VP of Marketing for Mission Research, which develops small business CRM solutions. Earlier, Christine was the founder and CEO of Mercury2, a SaaS developer of international trade logistics systems. She also managed developer tools at NetObjects and played for the Internet Server Team at Microsoft. Christine started as an investor with Geocapital Partners, where she focused on early Internet infrastructure and network management software. Her investments there included Netcom Online Communications, AXON Networks, D-Vision Systems, ViaGrafix, and FocusVision. In each case, Geocapital was the initial professional investor and helped to bring the company to a dominant market position. Christine is a board observer for betaworks, SmartZip, and Yummly. She serves on the advisory boards for 500 Startups, SSE Labs, and Web 2.0 Expo. Christine has previously served on the Mission Research, Nonprofit Technology Conference (N-TEN), and Typepad advisory boards and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet Board of Directors. Christine earned her MBA at Stanford University, and her BA at Columbia University, Columbia College.