HomeUSAMenlo Ventures Hires Former Atlassian CPO Joff Redfern as Partner

Menlo Ventures Hires Former Atlassian CPO Joff Redfern as Partner

Joff Redfern
Joff Redfern

Menlo Ventures, a Menlo Park, CA-based venture capital firm, announced their newest partner, Silicon Valley veteran Joff Redfern. 

Redfern is an experienced operator and product leader with years of experience. He most recently served as Chief Product Officer of Atlassian and earlier worked as VP of Product at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for LinkedIn’s flagship application on mobile and desktop through years of hypergrowth.

During his six years at Atlassian, Redferm led the creation of the company’s portfolio of products, including Jira, Confluence, and Trello. Earlier, as the VP of Product at LinkedIn, he built the mobile team and consumer platform while the company grew from 450 employees pre-IPO to more than 10,000. In addition to his work with Atlassian and LinkedIn, Redferm has founded startups, including FlattenMe, a personalized children’s product. An innovator at heart, Joff also holds 11 patents. He also advised companies like Amplitude and Labelbox as they scaled.

At Menlo, Redfern will initially focus his investments in three areas of interest developed during his years as an operator:

1) the software development lifecycle (from initial idea to supporting code and customers in production),

2) the future of work, particularly, the shifts accelerated by AI, and

3) businesses that grow through network effects.

Menlo Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests at every stage and in every sector, with expertise in Consumer, Enterprise, and Healthcare. Over 47 years, the firm has grown a portfolio that includes more than 80 public companies, over 165 mergers and acquisitions, and currently have $5.6 billion under management. Backed companies include Anthropic, Carta, Chime, Harness, Poshmark, Pillpack, Pinecone, Roku, Rover, Uber, and Warby Parker.

VCWire

07/09/2023