Entrepreneurship | episode 304

Jeff Pashalides, Head of Corporate at Sequoia Capital

August 28, 2017

Among other topics, Jeff discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • The symbiotic relationship between practitioners, the venture community, and the founding community
  • Sequoia’s CIO activities and events
  • Jeff’s insights into the importance of security, artificial intelligence, and the public cloud to CIOs
  • How Sequoia helps clients cut through the noise to see what is real
  • Strategies for the successful development and implementation of new technology
  • Two things enterprise technology can learn from consumer technology
  • Eye on the trends: cloud security, focus on talent


Jeff Pashalides is the Head of Corporate at Sequoia Capital, a global venture capital firm. Jeff joined Sequoia in 2014 to establish, build, and lead Sequoia’s corporate practice. His team works closely with founders, investors, and C-level executives on a broad range of strategic projects.

Before joining Sequoia, Jeff led finance and corporate development at TrueCar and led Blackstone’s software as a service advisory practice.

Jeff has a computer science degree from Brown University.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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