Gunther Hofmann

Gunther Hofmann

Financial Committee Chair
Entrepreneurs & VC IG Co-Chair

Director at Armanino LLP

www.linkedin.com/in/guntherhofmann

Gunther Hofmann (CFA, CVA, CEPA) is a Director at Armanino LLP, the largest independent California based CPA/Consulting firm. He leads the corporate finance activities of the firm, providing sell-side as well as buy-side M&A representation as well as valuation services. He has previously worked in software strategy consulting, a semiconductor start-up, and an automotive venture capital fund.

Jens Weitzel

Jens Weitzel

Entrepreneurs & Venture Capital Industry Group
Co-Chair 

Managing Partner & Founder at Yabusame Partners

jens@yabusamepartners.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenseweitzel

Jens Weitzel is Managing Partner at Yabusame Partners (YP), a boutique consulting firm with locations in France, Israel and the United States. Jens has lived in Silicon Valley for 18 years after starting his professional career in Germany and Asia-Pacific. YP works at the nexus between technology startups and corporates and engages clients in strategy, business development, and financing assignments. Jens has broad horizontal and vertical experience in software/cloud businesses and focuses on B2B businesses in automotive/mobility, IoT, supply chain/logistics, manufacturing, and energy/sustainability verticals. He is a mentor at several Silicon Valley accelerators, including StartX, the Stanford University Startup Accelerator, and strategic advisor to numerous technology companies. Jens holds a graduate degree in Business Administration from University of Cologne in Germany.