Randy Haykin


Randy Haykin is a well-known entrepreneur, angel and venture investor, located in the Bay Are. He is currently Chairman of Haykin Capital, a hands-on “mentor capital” firm and is Managing Director of Outlook Ventures, an early-stage venture firm with $200+ million under management, which he co-founded in 1996. Prior to Outlook, Randy served as founding VP of Marketing & Sales at Yahoo and played early roles at Overture, NetChannel, Electric Minds, and AOL’s Greenhouse program, a successful venture incubator. He has also held management roles at Apple Computer, Paramount/Viacom. Haykin holds a BA in Organizational Studies from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard. Randy is currently on the faculty of University of California Berkeley and Cambridge University and has previously taught at Brown, Stanford, Harvard and Baylor. Randy can be followed on Twitter: randyhaykin and maintains an active blog on innovation & entrepreneurship at http://innovationsparks.com.