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Melissa Taunton

Partner at New Enterprise Associates; Venture Capitalist & a Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen

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 Melissa Taunton Biography

Melissa joined NEA as a Partner in 2015. She focuses on talent acquisition at the executive level across the NEA portfolio. Melissa brings broad operating experience from the technology and healthcare sectors, along with a passion for cultivating relationships, to seek out best in class people who will build life-changing companies that have global reach.

Melissa began her career in technology at Qualcomm (supply chain management), Hewlett Packard (global contract manufacturing strategy) and Netopia (strategic technology alliances). She then transitioned to healthcare, as President of Drip Drop, Inc. (an oral rehydration product for hospital and home use) and realized her passion for creatively improving human health and lives through access to technology solutions. She subsequently joined Khosla Ventures as an Operating Partner focused on finding the best people to advance cutting edge companies at the intersection of technology and life sciences.

Melissa was born in Durban, South Africa and came to the United States as a young adult. She was captivated by the fascinating opportunities and technology developments that she saw in US companies and consequently made the Bay Area her home base. Melissa attended the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated from the University of San Diego with an MBA (Summa Cum Laude) in finance and marketing, specializing in international negotiations.

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Melissa Taunton

Partner at New Enterprise Associates; Venture Capitalist & a Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen

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Melissa Taunton Biography

Melissa joined NEA as a Partner in 2015. She focuses on talent acquisition at the executive level across the NEA portfolio. Melissa brings broad operating experience from the technology and healthcare sectors, along with a passion for cultivating relationships, to seek out best in class people who will build life-changing companies that have global reach.

Melissa began her career in technology at Qualcomm (supply chain management), Hewlett Packard (global contract manufacturing strategy) and Netopia (strategic technology alliances). She then transitioned to healthcare, as President of Drip Drop, Inc. (an oral rehydration product for hospital and home use) and realized her passion for creatively improving human health and lives through access to technology solutions. She subsequently joined Khosla Ventures as an Operating Partner focused on finding the best people to advance cutting edge companies at the intersection of technology and life sciences.

Melissa was born in Durban, South Africa and came to the United States as a young adult. She was captivated by the fascinating opportunities and technology developments that she saw in US companies and consequently made the Bay Area her home base. Melissa attended the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated from the University of San Diego with an MBA (Summa Cum Laude) in finance and marketing, specializing in international negotiations.

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  • Leaders from Zoom, Smartsheet & more share advice on building a ...
    Eric Yuan (CEO at Zoom), Melissa Taunton (Partner at New Enterprise Associates) and Jason M. Lemkin (Trusted Advisor at SaaStr) on theĀ ...

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  • How to book Melissa Taunton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melissa Taunton for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Melissa Taunton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melissa Taunton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melissa Taunton?

    Booking fees for Melissa Taunton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melissa Taunton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melissa Taunton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melissa Taunton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melissa Taunton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melissa Taunton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melissa Taunton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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  • Leaders from Zoom, Smartsheet & more share advice on building a ...
    Eric Yuan (CEO at Zoom), Melissa Taunton (Partner at New Enterprise Associates) and Jason M. Lemkin (Trusted Advisor at SaaStr) on theĀ ...

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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