Janice M. Roberts
Janice M. Roberts is an experienced global technology executive and venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, where her board experience spans public, private, and nonprofit organizations. She also serves on the public boards of Zebra Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZBRA) and Netgear Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Other recent public boards include RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNWK) and ARM Holdings Plc until its acquisition by the SoftBank Group.
Ms. Roberts has served as a Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures since 2014, where she invests in early stage and “cross-border” companies. From 2000 to 2013, Ms. Roberts served as Managing Director of Mayfield Fund, investing in wireless, mobile, enterprise and consumer technology companies. From 1992 to 2000, Ms. Roberts was employed by 3Com Corporation (acquired by Hewlett Packard), where she held various executive positions, including Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, President of 3Com Ventures, and President of the Palm Computing Business Unit.
Ms. Roberts is Director of GBx Global.org, a curated network of British technology executives in Silicon Valley; supporting cross-border initiatives and emerging companies. She also serves on the advisory board of Illuminate Ventures and was a Board Director and President of the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford from 2011 to 2017.
Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (honors) from the University of Birmingham in the U.K.