Sharon Chang, Chair
Sharon Chang is an operating partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, where she manages the firm’s business operations. She previously led marketing efforts on the Market Development team and counseled portfolio companies on go-to-market strategies. Sharon has been working in early stage technology companies for the past 15 years. Previously, she was an integral part of the product marketing team at Opsware and led the worldwide product marketing team after HP acquired Opsware. More recently, she was the head of marketing and a member of Rockmelt’s executive team. After Rockmelt’s acquisition by Yahoo, Sharon led product for Yahoo News and spearheaded the highly visible Yahoo Digital Magazines.
Sharon is a Bay Area native who holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BA from the University of the Pacific where she was a Regent’s Scholar. She served on the WSPA Board and has two Woodland graduates, class of 2021 and 2023. She has a current Woodland student, class of 2030.