Our People.

Impact Team

The Georgian Impact team is focused on helping our portfolio companies take advantage of foundational tech trends to create value and accelerate their business. A combination of experienced technology practitioners and Ph.D.’s, the team has deep expertise in areas such as machine learning, natural language processing and software engineering.

Azin Asgarian

Applied Research Scientist

Jason Brenier

Vice President of Strategy

Hershel Harris

Impact Team Advisor

Chang Liu

Applied Research Scientist

Madalin Mihailescu

CTO and Partner

Juliana Salazar

Project Manager

Parinaz Sobhani

Director of Machine Learning

Ji Chao Zhang

Director of Software Engineering

Investment Team

Our Investment Team is responsible for finding, vetting and investing in the best software companies in North America. They are our portfolio companies’ first point of contact, and work closely with our Impact Team to identify opportunities within each company, and to plan and execute engagements.

Tyson Baber


John Berton

Managing Partner

Nick Chen

Senior Associate

Simon Chong

Managing Partner

Justin LaFayette

Managing Partner

Jane Podbelskaya

Senior Associate

Michael Robinson

Senior Associate

Emily Walsh


Margaret Wu

Senior Associate

Marketing and Business Development

Georgian Partners’ Marketing and Business Development team lead our content marketing and investment pipeline activities.

Borna Almasi

Marketing Technologist

Jon Prial

Director of Market Insights

Cristina Carofiglio

Business Development

Katie Schiefer

Social Media and Communications

Liliana Panic

Business Development

Ben Wilde

Vice President of Marketing

Operations Team

Our Operations Team keeps everything at Georgian Partners running smoothly. From fund accounting and human resources to limited partner communications, the team is the behind-the-scenes engine that powers the firm.

Janet Brooks


Carrie Chen

Senior Fund Accountant

Lorena Correa

Executive Assistant

Ha Duong


Ciara Finnegan

Executive Assistant and Human Resources Coordinator

Tania Nunes

Law Clerk

Ashley Silver

Senior Executive Assistant and Sales Operations

Mary-Clare Stella

Senior Executive Assistant

Advisory Board

Georgian Partners’ Advisory Board is made up of a variety of experienced software executives and CEOs, who work with us and our portfolio companies pre- and post-investment to add value.