Raymond Nasr (Palo Alto, CA) is a Senior Advisor of the Firm. He also maintains a communications consultancy where he advises startup companies and venture capital firms, including Twitter, Pandora, and Sierra Ventures. Before that he was the Director of Executive Communications at Google. Before that he worked as Director of Corporate Relations at Novell Inc. Before that he held various positions in the areas of public relations and corporate speech writing at Apple and Sun Microsystems. He holds a JD (with Honors) from Pembroke College, Cambridge, and a BA in Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.