Emergence Capital Partners adds Sean Jacobsohn as venture partner
Emergence Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on SaaS and technology-enabled services, has hired Sean Jacobsohn as venture partner.
Jacobsohn has a long track record at SaaS companies and is an experienced angel investor and adviser to start-up companies, including Emergence Capital portfolio company Doximity.
Jacobsohn is also co-founder and co-president of the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels, the largest university-affiliated angel group in the world.
Formerly the vice president of Worldwide Alliances at YouSendIt, an Emergence Capital portfolio company, Jacobsohn led global distribution partnerships for the freemium company.
Prior to YouSendIt, Jacobsohn was the vice president of channel management for Cornerstone OnDemand, a talent management SaaS provider which went public in 2011. He was also vice president of sales and partner development at WageWorks, an on-demand provider of consumer-directed health, commuter and employee spending account solutions.
"We are very pleased to have Sean as a venture partner. He brings a world-class network as well as deep experience building complex partnerships and channel sales relationships with many of today's leading SaaS companies," says Brian Jacobs, co-founder and general partner at Emergence Capital Partners."
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