As General Counsel, Stephan is responsible for Scale Venture Partners’ fund and portfolio legal matters as well as becoming a key point of contact for our Limited Partners. Prior to Scale, Stephan spent 17 years at Silicon Valley Bank, most recently as Deputy General Counsel. At SVB, Stephan was responsible for global business legal support, strategic relationships and product development, regulatory and compliance, and governance issues.
Stephan earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.