Startup founder, advisor, and angel investor.

I love building amazing things with amazing people.

Wayne Chang, Rich Paret, and I created Fabric (acquired by Google in 2017). It powers apps across ~3 Billion active mobile devices.

Wayne and I created Crashlytics (acquired by Twitter in 2013).

Kimber Lockhart and I created Increo (acquired by Box in 2009).

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Let's be Transparent about Transparency

I am a big believer in transparency in business.

Done right, transparency promotes open and collaborative work environments. It fosters team trust and communication. And it promotes cultures where intellectual honesty and data-driven decisions supersede politics and excuses.

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The Role of the Founder/CEO: You Have One Job

Most people have a certain image in their minds when they think of a founder/CEO.

They picture the boss in the corner office, standing behind her desk, gazing out over the city. They imagine someone calling all the shots, and everyone relying on their insight and wisdom — a visionary who is never wrong. They fear being grilled, berated, and guilted into working long hours — inevitable top-down command-and-control.

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One Founder, Both Sides of the M&A Table

January, senior year, Stanford. Jeff Seibert and a couple of his friends start casually building collaboration software. Nothing fancy. Nothing serious. At least not until casual conversations turned into a seed round from DFJ and an official launch complete with TechCrunch coverage mere days before graduation. That’s one way to rocket launch a career.

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Startup Life

I've started and sold two companies — Increo (acquired by Box in 2009) and Crashlytics (acquired by Twitter in 2013) — I've invested in over 2 dozen, and I'm lucky to personally advise some incredible, passionate founders.

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In Front of the Camera

From speaking about startups, M&A, and fundraising, to deeply technical topics like high-scale message queueing, I've lectured at Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, and keynoted conferences such as Twitter Flight (x2), AppsWorld (x2), AnDevCon, and EclipseCon.

Stanford ETL - On M&A

Twitter Flight 2015 - Keynote

Twitter Flight 2014 - Keynote

Draper University - Startup Journey

SVB CEO Summit - Lessons Learned

Behind the Camera

I love documentary film and am honored to be involved in a number of landmark projects in partnership with Jeff Orlowski's Exposure Labs. Check out Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated Chasing Ice (2014), Netflix-acquired Chasing Coral (2017), and Frame by Frame (2015).

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER — Jeff Seibert

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In the Bottle

In recent years, I've become fascinated by the wine industry and its growing intersection with technology. I'm pleased to be a founding partner at ONE HOPE, which is pioneering social good wine, and I'm working on a number of projects to bring better data to the wine world.

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Jeff Seibert is an experienced entrepreneur with a passion for deeply technical Internet software.

As Senior Director of Product at Twitter, Jeff led the company's consumer, developer, and publisher facing products, including Twitter for iOS, Android, and the Web, Fabric, Crashlytics, Answers, Digits, Twitter Kit, TweetDeck, Twitter's Publisher Platform, and Gnip.

Previously, Seibert was Twitter’s Director of Developer Platform where he led Fabric, the company’s suite of mobile developer tools, as well as its enterprise Data Platform and Content Syndication efforts.

Seibert is best-known as the co-founder and CEO of Crashlytics, an award-winning crash analysis service for iOS and Android apps. Crashlytics was acquired by Twitter in 2013 and has become an essential piece of the mobile developer toolchain - today powering over a million apps across over three billion devices worldwide.

Seibert co-founded Increo in 2007 and served as its COO and lead architect until its acquisition by Box in 2009. He subsequently oversaw the integration of Increo’s document preview and annotation technologies into Box’s cloud content platform.

Seibert gained experience at Apple in both marketing and engineering capacities and led Stanford University's Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders seminar series as Co-Coordinator. He was selected as a Mayfield Fellow in 2007 and received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2008.

Seibert is a frequent presenter on both entrepreneurship and technical topics and has lectured at Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, as well as keynoted Twitter Flight, AppsWorld, AnDevCon, EclipseCon, and others. Find him on Twitter at @JeffSeibert.