Paul Madera is a Co-founder and Managing Director at Meritech Capital Partners, a $3.1 billion venture capital fund He currently invests in private technology companies in the SaaS, storage, e-commerce, financial, and medical device sectors. Over the years he has led Meritech's investments into several noteworthy tech companies to include Facebook, Mulesoft, Glaukos, IntraLase, Riverbed Technology, and Salesforce. He has been consistently listed in the top tier of Forbes “Midas List” of successful venture capital investors since 2010. Prior to Meritech, Paul was Managing Director of Private Equity at Montgomery Securities/Banc of America where he and his group advised technology startups in raising capital. Before entering the private sector, he served in the United States Air Force as an F-16 Pilot based in South Korea, Spain, and Utah.