Claudia Fan Munce has been Managing Director of the IBM Venture Capital Group since 2004. In addition to this role, she is Vice President of IBM Corporate Strategy. Ms. Munce joined IBM’s Research Division in 1985 and has held many technical and business leadership positions. She is on the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association and has previously served as the chairwoman for the Corporate Venture Advisory Board as well as a board member for the Latin American Venture Capital Association. Ms. Munce also serves on the advisory board of several venture capital organizations worldwide.
IBM’s Venture Capital Group seeks to build strategic relationships with venture capital firms and their portfolio companies, focusing on growth markets and emerging technologies. Venture Capital Group’s mission is to promote an innovation ecosystem engaging the full range of IBM resources and capabilities with that of its venture capital partners and other key innovation drivers to maximize growth opportunities.
Munce holds a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Santa Clara University and a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University.