Joe Hurd


Mr. Hurd has been the Global Managing Director, Corporate Development at SOSV LLC, a multi-stage venture capital fund since October 2019 and the founder and managing partner of The Katama Group LLC, a strategic advisory consultancy based in Los Altos, California since September 2004. He is also a Venture Partner with Good Growth Capital, an early-stage technology venture fund, a position he has held since July 2019. Since February 2018, he has served as a Non-Executive Director of GoCo Group plc, a UK-based financial services comparison website, where he serves on the remuneration and nomination committees. Previously, Mr. Hurd was the Director, Emerging Businesses at Facebook from January 2016 until June 2017 and the Vice President, Strategy & Business Development at Gannett from October 2013 until October 2015. From 2009 to 2012, he served as a political appointee in the United States Department of Commerce, where he was on the White House Business Council. Prior to that, Mr. Hurd held senior executive roles at VideoEgg, Friendster and AOL, and started his professional career as a corporate securities lawyer at Linklaters LLP.

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