Valerie Shen is the Chief Operating Officer at venture firm G2VP. She oversees all operational aspects of the firm and fund including leading fundraising/LP relations and maintaining a strong network with fellow venture capital funds, while managing legal processes, recruiting/personnel, marketing, and fund administration.
Prior to business school, Valerie was an analyst at Kleiner Perkins’ $1B Green Growth Fund, where she helped the team found G2VP. Before that Valerie was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where she worked across four continents, primarily on energy projects. She has also held positions at the U.S. Senate, X (Google’s “moonshot factory”), Goldman Sachs, Jane Street Capital, and The Wilderness Society. Valerie holds a B.A. summa cum laude in environmental science & public policy and earth & planetary sciences from Harvard University. She holds an M.B.A. and M.S. in environment and resources from Stanford University, where she was a Siebel Scholar and an Arjay Miller Scholar.