G. Bradford Jones Elected as Caltech Trustee
G. Bradford Jones, a founding partner of venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures, has been named a trustee of Caltech.
Focusing on technology opportunities in Southern California, Jones has managed successful investments in biotechnology, communications, Internet commerce, Internet infrastructure, medical devices, semiconductors, software, and wireless technology. Before founding Redpoint, Jones was a general partner with Brentwood Venture Capital, a firm he joined in 1981.
Jones has served on the board of 10 public companies funded by Brentwood and Redpoint, and he is currently a board member of Stamps.com and a number of private companies. He has received the Los Angeles Venture Association's first Lifetime Achievement Award and been honored with the Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award by the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program.
The recipient of both an AB in chemistry, summa cum laude, and an AM in physics from Harvard University, Jones also holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a JD from the Stanford Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.
The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Caltech. The Board is led by David L. Lee, chair, and vice chair Ronald K. Linde, and is currently composed of 42 trustees, 19 senior trustees, 23 life members, and one honorary life member.
Written by Jessica Stoller-Conrad