Mr. Gil Penchina is a Partner and also an Investor at Ridge Ventures. He is a Co-Founder and Advisor of Pryze. He also serves as Advisor at Koho & ClearCreek Partners. He is a Board Member of Fastly. He is the Owner of Flight Ventures. He served as Board member at JumpCloud. Prior to Ridge Ventures, he served as the CEO of Wikia.com. Prior to that, he was the VP and General Manager, International Expansion of eBay, where he managed expansion planning and acquisitions for eBay International. Prior to that, he was the VP and GM, Collectibles Business at eBay, where he managed a $1 billion sales business. He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Business.