Nicole joined Venrock in 2010 and oversees marketing and communications for the firm, in addition to advising portfolio companies. She brings a combination of agency and corporate experience to her role at the firm, having worked with a range of technology companies to shape their brands and raise visibility over the past 18 years. Most recently, Nicole was a Vice President at communications firm Horn Group, where she led the Venrock, Emergence Capital, Taleo, Tealeaf and CollabNet accounts. Prior to Horn Group, she spent several years at Autodesk, where she led corporate communications, including executive visibility, crisis and international communications. Earlier in her career, she worked at PR firms Blanc & Otus and Neale-May & Partners, where she worked with eFax, Entrust, Interwoven, MyPoints, among others.
Nicole received her B.S. in Marketing from the University of Colorado, Boulder.