Matthew C. Bonner
Chief Operating Officer & Legal Partner
As Chief Operating Officer & Legal Partner, Matt is responsible for all legal matters with respect to DCM Ventures' investments, global fund operations, and domestic and international regulatory compliance. In addition, Matt oversees the firm’s global operations and administration. Matt is actively involved with the structuring, planning, negotiation and execution relating to DCM Ventures' investment activity, and various transactions involving the firm’s portfolio companies. Matt also serves in an advisory capacity to DCM Ventures' portfolio company management teams regarding legal, operational and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining DCM Ventures, Matt spent 8 years working as a corporate and securities attorney with Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP (Menlo Park, CA), focusing on the representation of venture capital funds, venture and institutional investors, emerging growth private and public companies. Previously, Matt spent 5 years with Ernst & Young working in their tax department in both the Securities Group (New York, NY) and Financial Services Group (San Francisco, CA).
Matt is a member of the State Bar of California, a Certified Public Accountant (California) and serves on the General Counsel Advisory Board of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Matt lives in Woodside with his wife and two daughters and is an active member of the community, including serving on the Executive Board of the Woodside High School Foundation. An avid soccer player, Matt plays soccer every weekend.
Oversees DCM Ventures' global fund operations
Lawyer and Certified Public Accountant
Husband, Dad and avid soccer player
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo
B.S. in Business Administration
California State Bar Member