Blair is the CEO and Co-Founder of Hum Capital. Before founding Hum, Blair was a principal investor at Draper Fisher Jurvetson where he sourced and managed venture investments for the firm focusing primarily on software-as-a-service and artificial intelligence. Blair graduated from Stanford University’s d.school where he studied product design. Blair is a native of Austin, TX and lives there with his family.
President and Co-Founder
Csaba is the President and Co-Founder of Hum Capital. Csaba is an alternative investments expert who leads Hum’s investment team. Previously, Csaba founded Tiller, a venture firm where he was an early investor in Truecar, Scopely, Trax, and Clutter. Born in Hungary, Csaba’s investing career has amassed a global network after living in Budapest, Moscow, Geneva, London, New York, Miami, and Singapore. He now lives in Los Angeles with his family.
CTO and Co-Founder
Chris is the CTO and Co-Founder of Hum Capital. Before founding Hum, Chris was the founding engineer at ClassDojo, the world’s fastest ed-tech company now used by two thirds of U.S. schools across 190 countries worldwide. Chris earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Scott is the CMO at Hum Capital. Prior to Hum, Scott led marketing for Sapphire Ventures, a $6 billion dollar venture capital firm based in the U.S. and Europe. Scott has had a 20+ year career in enterprise technology, holding senior marketing roles at Facebook, Google, and Cisco, and several startups. Scott holds a Masters in Integrated Marketing from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s in journalism from Drake University.
Executive Vice President, R&D
CD (Chris Dolezalek) is the Executive Vice President of Engineering at Hum Capital. Prior to joining Hum, CD was VP of Engineering at Prosper Marketplace. Previously, CD was EVP of Engineering at Twitch when it was acquired by Amazon and VP of Engineering at BroadVision. CD holds a bachelor’s in Physics from the University of Virginia. CD has also completed his training with the Co-Active Training Institute as a coach.
Priscilla is the VP of Human Resources at Hum Capital responsible for delivering strategic processes, policies, and programs for the support of employees. Before joining the Hum team, Priscilla was the VP of Human Resources at PAAMCO Prisma and Office Operations Administrator at KKR and Prisma Capital Partners. Priscilla is a graduate of Montclair State University with a bachelor’s in Political Science.
Chipp is the Chief Operating Officer at Hum Capital. Previously, he ran the largest revenue business at Singularity Group, building a globally recognized education brand. He also brings corporate experience, having worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, Synectics, and Lante, and having led the Onboard Revenue business at Royal Caribbean International. Chipp holds an MBA and MS in engineering from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s in business with concentrations in finance and Management Information Systems from Indiana University.
VP, Strategy & Investor Relations
Meredith is the VP of Strategy at Hum Capital, working closely with the executive team to deliver on the company’s top priorities. Prior to Hum, Meredith was the Head of Platform at Threshold Ventures (formerly Draper Fisher Jurvetson) and Head of Operations for the Enterprise Infrastructure team at Point72 Ventures. Meredith has a Master’s in teaching from the University of Washington and her bachelor’s in U.S. history from the University of California, San Diego.
Basile is the Chief Revenue Officer at Hum Capital. Prior to Hum, he spent 10 years in fintech as VP of Sales and Operations for Fundbox, helping it reach a $1.5B valuation, as a sales leader at Intuit, and as an advisor to a number of high-growth startups. Basile holds two bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science from the University of California, Davis.
Head of Strategic Capital
John is Head of Strategic Capital at Hum Capital. Prior to Hum, John was head of Credit at GPI Capital where he developed a private credit strategy focusing on growth debt. Previously, John ran the corporate credit team at Paulson & Co. Inc. and co-managed the Paulson Credit Opportunities Funds. John has an MBA from INSEAD, an MA and BA in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA Charterholder.