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Walter Kortschak

Currently Exec Chairman and CIO of Signalfire, Walter has been a venture capital and private equity investor for over 35 years, including 30 years at Summit Partners as a Managing Partner responsible for establishing the firm’s West Coast investment presence and growing the firm from $100 million under management to over $20 billion. Prior to Summit, he was a Vice President and Associate at Crosspoint Venture Partners and is a six-time Forbes Midas List investor.

Over his venture capital career, Walter has served as a director of over 50 companies, many of which achieved successful public exits. He has been an active angel investor in such notable companies as First Republic Bank, Lyft, Palantir, Robinhood, Trade Desk and Twitter.