Menlo Ventures, a Menlo Park, CA-based venture capital firm, hired veteran communications executive Tiffany Spencer to lead marketing.
As Vice President of Marketing, Spencer will oversee the firm’s marketing and communications and serve as a resource for Menlo’s portfolio companies as a member of the Fuel Team.
The Fuel Team implements venture services where entrepreneurs need it most, with a focus on Go-to-Market acceleration in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Talent and Business Development.
In this capacity, she will provide strategic counsel to startups and lend support around milestones including new funding, product launches, and IPOs.
Spencer joins Menlo Ventures after five years as Bessemer Venture Partners’ vice president of marketing and communications. As their first internal marketing hire, she built out their marketing department, served as a strategic resource to portfolio companies and raised the profile of the firm, notably launching the Cloud Index, the “Healthy Dose” podcast, and the “Cloud 100” list of the top 100 private cloud companies in partnership with Forbes.
Spencer began her career at Edelman Worldwide, an independent public relations firm, where she specialized in Internet startups and was a member of the three-person team that founded Edelman’s West Coast Consumer Technology Practice.
She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Rhetoric and is a published illustrator.