Golden
Trae Vassallo

Trae Vassallo

Venture capitalist, Co-Founder and General Partner of Defy Partners

Trae is the co-founder and managing director of Defy. She was previously a general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Over her career she invested in a number of leading companies including eero, Nest Labs, Dropcam, Aggregate Knowledge, and Opower.



She was previously the co-founder of Good Technology, and began her career at the design firm IDEO. Trae is the author of 13 patents across a broad array of technologies and disciplines.



Trae earned a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn







Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date









Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link





Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services









References