Miriam Rivera

Managing Director, Ulu Ventures

Prior to Ulu Ventures, Miriam was Vice President/Deputy General Counsel at Google, which she joined in 2001 as the second attorney and where she built and led an award-winning, global legal department of 160 while Google grew from 160 to 15,000 employees and contractors. Every major deal and every dollar of revenue generated by Google from $85M to $10B used an agreement crafted or approved by Miriam during that time. Prior to joining Google, Miriam worked for Ariba as counsel, after having co-founded angel and then venture-backed Outcome Software. Previously, she worked as a strategy consultant for Accenture and as an associate at the law firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.

Miriam is also the co-founder and former co-president of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs, an “open source network” of Stanford alumni investors and entrepreneurs. She has served on the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School, Stanford University’s Board of Trustees, and as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Miriam has taught in the Stanford Technology Ventures Program in the School of Engineering on start-up board issues, as a mentor in entrepreneurship at the Stanford GSB, and as an advisor to the Rock Center on Corporate Governance Venture Capital Director’s College. She is also a Kauffman Fellow in venture capital.  As a first generation college student and scholarship recipient, Miriam graduated from Stanford University where she earned the AB, AM, and JD/MBA degrees.

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