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Margit Wennmachers

Partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Margit Wennmachers is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), a preeminent Silicon Valley venture capital firm with investments in marquee companies such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Airbnb, and Quirky. Best known for her ability to create market-leading brands, Margit is a16z’s chief marketer advising the firm and entrepreneurs on their communications and marketing strategies. An entrepreneur herself, in 1997, Margit cofounded the leading marketing and communications firm, The OutCast Agency, who today partners with leaders and disruptors like American Express, Box, Instragram, Jawbone, Sephora, Starwood, Facebook, and more. She has been in technology marketing for 20+ years, is a mentor to countless individuals in the technology and marketing industries, and serves on the board of the World Affairs Council.