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We believe in people

We pioneered a new model of venture at Contrary, often betting on the person before the idea. Put another way: we prefer high-conviction investing — early — and don't need others to agree with us.

HQ Team

Eric Tarczynski

Founder, Managing Partner

Kyle Harrison

General Partner

Will Robbins

Partner

Megan Kao

Investor

Michelle Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Jason Chen

Partner

Jessica Retrum

Director of Events

Anthony Nardini

Head of Talent

Hiroki Hayama

Staff Data Scientist

Jen Yang-Wong

Director of Product

Ryan Ma

Lead Designer

Alexandra Wilson

Program Lead

Seth Kimmel

Software Engineer

Nathan Chiu

Software Engineer

Riley Wilson

Chief of Staff

Brooke Presten

Events Associate

Benjamin Laufer

Special Projects

Luke Piette

Special Projects

Supported by the world's most iconic entrepreneurs and operators, our founders get the right advice when they need it most.

Steve Huffman

Co-founder and CEO, Reddit

Emmet Shear

Co-founder, Twitch

Erica Brescia

Former COO, GitHub

Martin Eberhard

Co-founder, Tesla

Parag Agrawal

CEO, Twitter

Cyan Banister

Angel Investor

Jeff Rothschild

Founding Eng, Facebook

Nate Blecharczyk

Co-founder, Airbnb

Ruchi Sanghvi

Early Eng, Facebook

Dan Macklin

Co-founder, So-Fi

Ryan Hoover

Founder, ProductHunt

Leah Solivan

Co-founder, TaskRabbit

Scott Belsky

CPO, Adobe

Ross Mason

Co-founder, MuleSoft

Edith Harbaugh

Co-founder LaunchDarkly

Peter Reinhardt

Co-founder, Segment

Nate Mitchell

Co-founder, Oculus

Tim Kendall

Former President, Pinterest

Evan Moore

Co-founder, DoorDash

Chris Cox

CPO, Facebook

Gokul Rajaram

Executive, DoorDash

Bora Chung

Chief Experience Officer, Bill.com

Marty Chavez

Former CFO, Goldman Sachs

Josh Elman

Product, Apple

Kevin Olusola

Pentatonix

Deval Delivala

20th Employee, Uber

Olaf Carlson-Wee

Founder & CEO, Polychain Capital

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