Board Vice Chair
Gib Myers is emeritus partner of Mayfield Fund, a private venture capital partnership located in Menlo Park, California and was a Mayfield general partner from 1970 until his retirement in 1998. Since Mayfield’s founding in 1969 until his retirement, the firm invested in more than 350 companies and took approximately 100 companies public. Prior to joining Mayfield, Gib worked for Hewlett-Packard for four years in computer systems. He earned an A.B. degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College in 1964 and a M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1966.
Gib is the founder and previous chairman of the Entrepreneurs Foundation (EF), a non-profit with the mission of developing corporate citizenship and philanthropic efforts to benefit the community. Before merging with the Community Foundation of Silicon Valley, there were 850 member companies, some 30,000 employees that helped more than 650 community organizations, and over $19 million in contributions that were made to the community. Gib is Vice Chairman of American Prairie Reserve after 10 years as Chairman.
Gib is a co-founder of the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Previously, he was a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Board, on the President’s Leadership Council of Dartmouth College, and a senior fellow and board member of the American Leadership Forum.
His personal interests are photography, skiing, golf and travel. Gib and his wife, Susan, live in Atherton and have two sons and a daughter.