George Kellerman

George Kellerman

Chief Operations Officer & General Partner

Bio

George Kellerman is a founding member of Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley where he serves as the Chief Operations Officer and General Partner.

Prior to joining YMVSV, George was a Managing Partner at Crystal Tech Fund, and prior to that he was a Managing Partner at 500 Startups where he oversaw finance, legal, and investor relations for a portfolio of over 750 companies and $120M in assets.  George also led a number of investments in early stage technology companies, including Moj.io, Whill, ZBoard, Aquicore, uBiome, and Volta.

Before becoming an early stage investor George served as a senior executive at companies such as Dell Japan, Experian Interactive, Yahoo Japan Corporation, and Yahoo!

George earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Hawaii and a J.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Law.  George also served as a Combat Medic in the US Army Reserves and as a Firefighter & Rescue Crew Chief in the US Air Force.

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