Jeff Richards joined GGV Capital as a partner in 2008 after spending 13 years as an entrepreneur and executive in the US and Asia. He currently sits on the boards of Appirio, BlueKai, Citrus Lane, Evolv OnDemand, and Percolate. Jeff led GGV’s investments in Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce.com) and Spreecast, and is actively involved in 21ViaNet (VNET), hiSoft (HSFT), Qunar, SocialTouch, Square, and MediaV. Previously, Jeff founded two software companies (R4, acquired by VeriSign, and QuantumShift) and spent three years as an executive at VeriSign. Jeff graduated from Dartmouth College. He was named to the AlwaysOn Venture Capital 100.