Ann Winblad is the co-founding Partner of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Hummer Winblad Ventures Partners is a venture capital firm focused on software investing and manages over $1 billion in capital. Hummer Winblad Venture Partners has launched over 80 new software companies.
Ann has over 25 years of experience in the software industry as a successful software entrepreneur, strategy advisor, technical author and venture capitalist. Her background and experience have been chronicled in many national business and trade publications.
Ann has a B.A. in Mathematics and in Business Administration. She has a Master of Education with a focus in International Economics from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota. Ann also has an honorary Doctorate of Law degree from the University of St. Thomas.
Ann serves as a Director of start-up and public companies. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of St. Thomas.