Katie Schwartz Thiry
Managing DirectorBased in San Francisco, CA
Katie is a Managing Director at Salesforce Ventures and focuses her time on SaaS and industry-transforming healthcare and fintech companies. She looks for massive markets, mission-critical solutions, and strong teams. She has experience investing at multiple stages, ranging from seed to buyout, and has worked as an operator at early to growth-stage startups. She loves working side-by-side with entrepreneurs to help them build generational companies.
Since joining Salesforce Ventures, Katie has led the team’s investments in Airtable, BetterUp, DataRobot, Ironclad, ixLayer, Lyra, Modern Treasury, Spiff, Stord, and Wheel. Before joining Salesforce Ventures in 2020, she was an investor at Crosslink Capital and Vista Equity Partners. She started her career at Barclays and was an operator at Edison Software and Chime. Katie holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and received a bachelor’s in Politics from Princeton University.