Susan Kimberlin

Susan is an investor and advisor. Previously she was a product management director for search features across Salesforce.com’s product offerings. She has been a “Jill of all trades,” working on search technology in some form or another in roles that have involved everything from rules coding and academic research to technical documentation and user training. She has applied this broad of range skills at a handful of diverse companies that include both the tiny research startup Discern and the tech giant eBay. Susan graduated from the University of California at San Diego with a B.A. in Linguistics and spent her third year studying at the Georg-August Universität in Göttingen, Germany. Outside of work, Susan spends her time singing with her all-women a cappella group, The Loose Interpretations, working with non-profit About Face on the board of directors to promote media literacy and improve self-esteem and body image for girls and young women, reading about San Francisco restaurants, bars and real estate, and geeking out in the kitchen with her husband and their macgyvered sous vide system.