SONJA HOEL PERKINS

 
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FOUNDER + CHAIRMAN EMERITUS

Sonja Hoel Perkins is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Project Glimmer, Managing Director of The Perkins Fund, and Founder of Broadway Angels. Considered one of the best performing and most senior professionals in venture capital, she invests broadly in all stages and areas of information technology including Internet, mobile, security, data, communications, consumer and software. Sonja has invested in over 50 companies throughout her career including “home runs” like Acme Packet, F5 Networks, McAfee Associates, and Q1 Labs. Many of her investments have achieved multi billion dollar valuations in the public markets. In 2015, Worth Magazine ranked Sonja among the 100 Most Powerful People in Finance in the World.

Sonja graduated, with Distinction, from the McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia and received her MBA from the Harvard Business School. Sonja loves her family. They can often be found sailing on the San Francisco Bay or walking to school together. Sunday night is reserved for “Sunday Night Dinner” with her in-laws, including parents, brothers, sisters, and nephews.