Partner, Upfront Ventures
Greg joined Upfront in 2013, with an investment focus in businesses at the juncture of retail and technology. Current investments include Ring, Loot Crate, GOAT, thredUP, Deliv, Happy Returns, and Walker & Company. Prior to joining Upfront, Greg was the Chief Marketing Officer for HauteLook, a leading online flash-sale retailer that was acquired by Nordstrom, Inc., in March 2011 for $270mm. Before HauteLook, Greg was Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Live Nation, responsible for strategic direction and key business partnerships for Live Nation’s ticketing and digital businesses. Earlier, Greg held a number of leadership positions at eBay, including Sr. Director of Business Development at StubHub, where he led business development, partnerships, sales and seller development, including spearheading StubHub’s landmark relationship with Major League Baseball. Prior to transitioning to StubHub from eBay, he led eBay.com’s Event Tickets and Media businesses (including half.com) and was the business leader who led eBay’s acquisition of StubHub in 2007.
Greg received a BA in Political Science from the University of San Diego and an MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.