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Jocelyn Goldfein


Jocelyn Goldfein is a Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners, where she makes early stage investments in startups applying data and AI to solve problems for businesses. Key focus areas include enterprise Saas, infrastructure, health care, IoT, and smart cities.

Goldfein is a widely recognized industry expert on product strategy, infrastructure and organizational scale. Before venture, her career as an engineering leader spanned from early stage startups to high-growth years at Facebook and VMware.

During Jocelyn’s tenure at Facebook, she helped convert News Feed to Machine Learning and spearheaded the transition to a ‘mobile first’ product organization. As an early engineer at VMware, she built core virtualization technology and ultimately established and ran VMware’s Desktop Business Unit, a $150M line of business. Jocelyn also held engineering and leadership roles at startups Datify, MessageOne and Trilogy/pcOrder.

As an angel investor, she’s backed over 20 startups with an emphasis on infrastructure and AI. She serves on several boards, including Harvey Mudd College, and is a visiting lecturer at Stanford University, where she received her BS in Computer Science.

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