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Colin Moran

Managing Partner

Colin graduated from Duke University summa cum laude with a B.A. in History and Economics, from Oxford University with an MSt in Modern History, and from Stanford Law School Order of the Coif. He worked as an investment banking associate at Goldman Sachs and as an associate, then partner, at Chieftain Capital. He started Abdiel in 2006.

Geoff Gentile

Managing Partner

Geoff graduated from Princeton University summa cum laude with an A.B. in Economics. He worked in structured credit, most recently as an associate director at Barclays, before leaving to start Abdiel in 2006.

David Chi

Analyst, Partner

David graduated from Yale College summa cum laude with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics.

Natalie Dabkowski


Natalie graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with an A.B. in government.

Daniel Yen


Daniel graduated from Yale College summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics.

David Mosher

Chief Information Officer, Partner

David graduated from Franciscan University with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Computer Science. He managed technology teams at Raytheon, Microsoft, and Bridgewater Associates before joining Abdiel.

Duncan Sahner

Head of Business Development & IR, Partner

Duncan graduated from Princeton University magna cum laude with an A.B. in History. He was previously special assistant to investor Peter Thiel.

Peter Snedeker

COO, CFO, CCO, Partner

Peter graduated from St. Lawrence University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics. Previously he worked at Morgan Stanley, most recently as a vice president in prime brokerage.

Albert Horsting

General Counsel

Albert graduated from the University of Chicago with an A.B. in Classics, with a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame, and with a J.D. from the Yale Law School. He was previously a corporate associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Connor Cucalon

Research Operations Manager

Connor graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in History. He previously worked at AlphaSights.

Megan Perry

Research Operations Associate

Megan graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Sociology with an emphasis in Business and Organizations.

Ali Simon

Research Operations Associate

Ali graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Sport Management and a minor in Sales. She previously worked at AlphaSights.

Tess Burke

Research Operations Associate

Tess graduated from Lafayette College with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Anthropology & Sociology. She previously worked at Tula Skincare and Birchbox.
Jihyun Kim

Director of Administration

Jihyun received a B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School. She previously worked at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Charlotte Burke

Executive Assistant

Charlotte graduated from College of Charleston cum laude with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education. She previously worked at Success Academy Charter Schools.

Tori Mercado

Office Manager

Tori graduated from Bob Jones University with a B.M. in Piano Pedagogy. She previously worked in real estate in Connecticut.

Stephen Pascoe

Investor Relations Operations Associate

Stephen graduated from Christendom College with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics. He previously worked in accounting at SmartRoof.