Mitchell Weinstock is a Venture Partner at HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of HP, where he identifies promising, leading-edge technology startups and pursues strategic investments and partnerships to help those companies bring products to market and scale as they grow.
Externally liaising with the worldwide institutional VCs and the Corporate Venture community, country trade missions as well as HP Labs, HP business groups, their customers and their partners, Mitchell is defining new market segments, products and business models that will help shape HP’s future growth.
An expert in monetization of nascent technologies and operational experience in new product marketing, Mitchell has worked with some of the biggest names, products and architectures from Apple QuickTime, to the first Razer gaming mouse. He has helped and survived through five early and later stage startups including Kinoma, Generic Media, Sonic Solutions, SuperMac, and Karna/Razer.
Mitchell is a graduate of the Venture Capital Executive Program at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He graduated from Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Mass Communication. A native New Yorker, he currently resides in San Jose, California where he hybridizes and grafts fruit trees. Occasionally, he will still wear a tie.