Administrative Partner & CFO
Melanie Chladek joined Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) in 2000. As Administrative Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Melanie is responsible for managing the firm's financial, operational, and administrative activities. These activities include partnership and management company accounting, financial reporting and analysis, tax and treasury, information systems and human resources. She also works with the management teams of IVP portfolio companies.
Prior to joining IVP, Melanie was the Director of Finance and Administration at NetResults Corporation and Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Objectivity. Melanie began her finance career as a finance and administration manager for a venture-backed telecommunications company, Cohesive Network Corporation, that was acquired by Digital Communications Associates where she managed the financial operations of DCA's West Coast Operations.
Melanie is an active member of the NVCA CFO Task Force, the Private Equity CFO Association and VCBC, a 350+ member organization of finance professionals in venture capital and private equity across the United States.
Melanie earned a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.