Mr. Noel Fenton is a Founding Partner at Trinity Ventures. He also serves as Advisor at Refinery Ventures. He serves as Board member at BlueTarp Financial. He has been part of the Silicon Valley venture capital community for over 40 years and currently serves as Founding Partner of Trinity Ventures. His investments include VTS, Nestio, Taulia, TrustID (acquired by Neustar), LoopNet (IPO), ServiceMax (acquired by GE), SciQuest (IPO), and DotLoop (acquired by Zillow). Prior to co-founding Trinity Ventures in 1986, he was the co-founder of three successful technology startups, and CEO of two of them, Covalent Systems and Acurex. From 1983 to 1986, he led Covalent Systems from start-up to a profitable $12 million sales level in three years. He led Acurex from 1972 to 1982 during a period when sales increased nearly tenfold to $65 million with continuous profitability. He is actively involved in the World Presidents' Organization and the Stanford Athletic Board, and is a past chairman of the Northern California Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization and the American Electronics Association. He holds an M.B.A. from Stanford and a B.S. in Chemistry from Cornell.