Sean Jacobsohn

Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Risk

Sean is a partner at Norwest Venture Partners and former enterprise cloud executive with broad technology, sales and business development expertise. He focuses on early to late stage investment opportunities in enterprise cloud, including mobile-first business applications, human assisted AI, B2B marketplaces, and industry cloud solutions. He currently serves on the board of FloQast, Legion, Propel, and Spiff, and is a board observer for Demandbase and Prodly. Sean led Norwest’s investment in Workato, and previously served on the board of Engagio (acquired by Demandbase), and Rallyteam (acquired by Workday). Prior to Norwest, Sean served on the board of Satmetrix (acquired by NICE).

Sean was previously a venture partner at Emergence Capital Partners where he focused on enterprise cloud investments, after being an executive and advisor at Emergence Capital portfolio companies Hightail and Doximity, respectively. Previously he was VP of Channel Management at Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a human capital management software-as-a-service provider. Sean helped grow the company from $7 million to $75 million in revenue and 300,000 subscribers to over 7.5 million. Before his tenure at Cornerstone OnDemand, Sean was VP Sales and Partner Development at WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE), a leading provider of consumer-directed spending solutions, which grew from $3 million to $82 million in revenue during his tenure. Prior to WageWorks, he was at Upwork (NYSE: UPWK), the world’s largest marketplace of contractors.

Sean holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA in Marketing, Finance, and International Business from University of Wisconsin. He’s co-founder of the HBS Alumni Angels, the largest university-affiliated angel group in the world.