J. Sanford (Sandy) Miller
Member of the Board of Directors
Sandy Miller is a General Partner at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). He focuses on later-stage venture and growth equity investments in technology, Internet and digital media companies.
As the lifecycle of care needs continues to grow and expand for today's families, Sandy was naturally drawn to Care.com's mission to solve these challenges by connecting families with care providers via its service, which is the largest online care destination in the world.
Sandy has more than 35 years of venture capital and technology investment banking experience and has served on over 20 public, private, and philanthropic boards. Sandy was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the "Top 100 Venture Capitalists in the World" by his inclusion in the 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 Forbes Midas List. He was also recognized by AlwaysOn as one of the "Top 100 Venture Capitalists" by his inclusion in the AlwaysOn 2009 VC 100 List.
Prior to IVP, Sandy was a Senior Partner with 3i, a global venture capital firm, where he established and managed 3i's later-stage technology investing business in the United States. Earlier in his career, Sandy was a leading technology investment banker. He co-founded Thomas Weisel Partners, where he was a member of the executive committee, Chief Administrative and Strategic Officer, and Co-Director of Investment Banking. Sandy was also a Senior Partner at Montgomery Securities where he led the technology group. Prior to Montgomery, he was a Managing Director and opened the San Francisco technology investment banking offices for Merrill Lynch and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Sandy was also a Manager of Strategy Consulting at Bain & Company and a securities lawyer at Pillsbury Winthrop.
In addition to Care.com, Sandy serves as a Board Member of the Cantor Art Center (Stanford University Art Museum) and the University of Virginia Art Museum. Sandy also sits on the Executive Committee of the Capital Campaign of the University of Virginia, where he was previously a College Trustee. He has also been a Trustee and Board Member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Stanford Law School, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the American Conservatory Theater and Grace Episcopal Cathedral.
Sandy earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa) and an M.B.A. and J.D. from Stanford University.