Sonja Hoel Perkins is a Managing Director of Menlo Ventures, Founder of Broadway Angels and Founder of Project Glimmer. Considered one of the best performing and most senior women in venture capital, she invests broadly in all stages and areas of information technology including Internet, mobile, security, data storage, communications, consumer and software.
Sonja began her career in venture capital in early 1989 when she joined TA Associates as an Investment Analyst. She then joined Symantec in Business Development prior to joining Menlo Ventures. In 2010, she co-founded Broadway Angels, an early-stage angel investment group made up of world-class investors and executives who all happen to be women. Sonja has invested in over 50 companies throughout her career including “home runs” like AcmePacket, F5 Networks, McAfee Associates, and Q1 Labs. Many of her investments have achieved multi-billion dollar valuations in the public markets.
Sonja graduated, with Distinction, from the McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia and received her MBA from the Harvard Business School.