Meet The VC: Greg Lyon Of Eclipse Ventures
Meet the VC is a monthly event hosted by Early Growth and its partners. Every month, we sit down with a VC to get answers to your questions about fundraising, investment thesis, the current investment climate, and more.
There will be Q&A at the end of the interview, so get your questions ready!
This month’s speaker is Greg Lyon of Eclipse- Operating Partner and CFO of Eclipse
Greg Lyon,of Eclipse Ventures
Greg oversees all aspects of finance, investment reporting & monitoring, operational, compliance, accounting, and human resource functions at Eclipse and is also involved in fundraising activity of the firm.Prior to joining Eclipse, Greg worked at Sequoia Capital where he managed financial reporting and operations for funds across the U.S., China, India, and Israel. During his time at Sequoia, Greg was also responsible for developing and reviewing GAAP valuation models for portfolio companies across all geographies.
Previously, Greg was part of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) audit practice in San Francisco where he focused on financial services clients. In his role with PwC, Greg supervised and trained audit team members and worked with multiple investment management and banking and capital markets clients. Greg graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Sonoma State University. Greg earned his CPA and is a member of the AICPA.
Eclipse Ventures helps entrepreneurs build companies that will boldly transform the industries that define and propel economies.
Eclipse Ventures is the product of decades of operating experience gained in the world’s most important industries. Their investment team is instrumental in defining and evolving the automotive, semiconductor, manufacturing, networking, materials, and communications industries. And we’ve contributed to many more.
Eclipse provides founders with the full-stack expertise and operational discipline necessary to successfully build industry-redefining companies.