Jennifer Gill Roberts

Jennifer Gill Roberts is a Bay Area native, technologist, repeat entrepreneur and seasoned venture capitalist. She co-founded her current venture fund, Grit Ventures in 2015 with her partner, Kelly Coyne, to focus on pre-seed investments in AI+ Robotics. Prior to Grit, Jennifer co-founded RallyOn, a wellness gaming startup, and served as Chair and Chief Marketing Officer. She was a founder and Managing Partner at top tier venture capital firm, Sevin Rosen Funds, where she helped grow the Palo Alto office from 2 Managing Partners to over 8 investment professionals in a decade, leading investments in seed-stage market leading companies in optical and wireless equipment.

Prior to her career in venture, Jennifer led product and technical efforts at Apple Computer, Hewlett-Packard Company, and Sun Microsystems.

As an early champion of women entrepreneurs, Jennifer co-founded Watermark, the premier organization for women entrepreneurs and executives.   She has a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Stanford and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.