Section 32 Adds Nick Smith as New Chief Investor Relations Officer

Section 32

Section 32, a Los Altos, CA-based venture capital firm, appointed Nick Smith as the firm’s Chief Investor Relations Officer.

Smith will be responsible for working with all Limited Partners of the firm and for developing new long term LP relationships.

Before joining Section 32, Smith was the Head of Investor Relations at Foresite Capital, where he presided over a period of substantial growth and product expansion. Previously, Smith opened Winton Group’s San Francisco office and data science center, where he served the company as Director and Regional Head of Client Advisory and led Winton’s business development efforts in North America. Prior to that, Smith led marketing and investor relations for Northgate Capital and Sagewood Capital.

Smith’s professional experience also includes working for two statewide elected officials within the Office of the Governor and in the Office of the California State Controller where he served as the State Controller’s appointed voting representative on several state boards and commissions, including the boards of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System.

Founded by Bill Maris, Section 32 is a venture capital firm investing at the frontiers of technology. Its goal is to accelerate the discovery, development, and distribution of revolutionary technologies that improve the human condition. They invest across the entirety of technology including cybersecurity, enterprise software, fintech, web3, quantum computing, space, machine learning, artificial intelligence, computational biology and biotechnology.