meet Greg Penner
Greg is a General Partner at Madrone Capital Partners, an investment management firm based in Menlo Park, California. Prior to joining Madrone, Greg was the SVP and CFO of Wal-Mart Japan from 2002-2005 and the SVP of Finance and Strategy for Walmart.com from 2000-2002. From 1997-2000, Greg was a General Partner at Peninsula Capital, an early stage venture capital fund. Previously, he worked in strategic planning at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and corporate finance at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Greg is a director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Cuil, Inc., eHarmony, Inc., Baidu, Inc. (Beijing), and 99Bill Corporation (Shanghai). He is also a director of The Charter Growth Fund and Teach For America.
He received an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in International Economics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.