Phillip, the visionary force behind Trousdale Ventures, established the firm with a resolute commitment to planetary well-being. His relentless dedication has fueled the creation of an eclectic portfolio, housing avant-garde companies driven by a shared fervor for empowering individuals and enhancing lives. Phillip's committment extends far beyond just investment, as he actively shapes the trajectory of each venture, leveraging his expertise on advisory boards and board roles within the portfolio.
Hinrich J. Woebcken, a formidable force in the realm of business and is General Partner at Trousdale Ventures. In this role, he brings his unparalleled operating and growth expertise to the forefront. Woebcken is not merely an observer; he is a catalyst for change, providing invaluable support to drive portfolio companies from zero to one with best practices. Hinrich sits on various boards, including of Meyers Manx and advisory board to CesiumAstro, steering these companies toward unprecedented heights of success. Recently, he was President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America Inc. which included a family of worldwide brands: Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Electrify America, VW Credit, Inc. and was also CEO for Volkswagen across the North American Region. Prior to joining Volkswagen AG, he spent 30 years in the Automotive-, Truck- and Manufacturing industry. Nearly 10 years with the BMW Group where he held senior leadership positions, including Global Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Driving Dynamics on Senior Vice President level.
Ted graduated from Bucknell University, and was previously a Vice President at Sandler O’Neill + Partners and Managing Director at Invemed Associates LLC, the Langone Family Office.
Allison Mahalic, MBA
Allison has MBA from the University of Southern California, an undergraduate degree from Chapman University and was formerly an operator at LA Golf.
Rahul Magan, JD
Rahul is a graduate of the UPenn Law School and a former UCLA Bruin, and was formerly General Counsel at ShipBob.
Tyler is a graduate of St. John's University. Previously, he was a Chief of Staff at Endeavor.
Jeni Bartiromo, MBA
Jeni holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount and formerly held operating and marketing roles at Warner Media, Disney, and Fox Sports.
Dave Lin is also Managing Partner of Unicorn Venture Partners. Prior to Trousdale and UVP, Dave was an operator at Pavemint. Dave is an alumnus of The Wharton School and UCLA.
Jonathan Hung, MBA
Jonny has an MBA from Wharton and master's degrees from both MIT and LSE. He is an experienced operator and seasoned angel investor.
Sohila Zadran, PhD
Sohila has a PhD in Neuroscience from USC, a UC Berkeley alumna and completed a fellowship at Caltech. Previously, she was an Associate Partner at McKinsey and an Associate Partner at GreatPoint Ventures.
Sachin Seth, PhD
Sachin holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and an MBA in Finance from Wharton. Previously, he was a Senior Manager in Finance at Tesla and part of the Product management teams at Texas Instruments.
Marko is partner on the investment team and a graduate of UC Berkeley. Previously. he was an investor at OVN Capital and part of the Park Hill Private Equity team.
Michael Potiker is a passionate operator and comms specialist who holds a degree from Clark University. He was formerly representing his family office across various sectors.