Glen Kacher is CIO and founder of Light Street Capital, a technology investment firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. Light Street manages $2 billion in global technology assets across a long/short fund, long-only fund and private growth equity investments. Light Street invested privately in Uber (IPO), Lyft (IPO), Harry's (acquired by Edgewell), Everlane, Boxed, Slack, Pinterest (IPO), Toast, Blackbuck and ezCater.
Prior to forming Light Street, Kacher was a managing director of Integral Capital Partners, a crossover fund where he worked from 1998 to 2010. Areas of investment included software, Internet, media, eCommerce, mobile hardware, PC hardware, security software, and networking. Kacher led or co-led many of Integral's venture investments during his tenure, including Agile Software (IPO, acquired by Oracle), Arcsight (IPO, acquired by HP), BlueNile (IPO), Epiphany (IPO, acquired by SSA), Extensity (IPO, acquired by Geac), Fortify Software (acquired by HP), Interwoven (IPO, acquired by Autonomy), LogMeIn (IPO), OpenTable (IPO, acquired by Booking Holdings), and Overture/Goto.com (IPO, acquired by Yahoo). Prior to joining Integral, Kacher worked at Tiger Management from 1993 to 1996 as a full-time research analyst and from 1996 to 1997 as a part-time consultant. At Tiger, hefocused on investments in the software, hardware, and networking industries. Kacher holds an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, 1998, and a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce, 1993.