Maurice Werdegar (Palo Alto, CA) is a Senior Advisor of the Firm. He is also President and CEO of Western Technology Investment (WTI), a venture debt firm. Before that he was the CEO of Blue Chalk Café. Before that he was a Corporate Finance Associate at Robertson Stephens & Co. Before that he worked as a Venture Partner at Outlook Ventures, as Chief Investment Officer at MetaMarkets, and as a Research Analyst at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He holds an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a BA from Stanford University.