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.