Dr. Brad Gillespie serves as General Partner at IA Ventures. He is a Board Member of Lygos. He served as Board Observer at Lua (Communication Software). He is a seasoned technology leader with over fifteen years of experience in engineering and product including spending time as the Technology Advisor to Microsoft's Chief Technology Officer. He is an early backer of companies including Redfin, Digital Ocean, Vectra Networks, NewsCred, x.ai, CareGuardian. He has been with IA Ventures since its inception. He holds a PhD from the University of Washington and is an Affiliate Professor at the University of New Hampshire. He also serves as a Board Member at Alluvium. He also served as Board Member at Transcriptic.