Harry Weller focuses on early stage consumer, enterprise and energy technology investing. He is frequently recognized as one of America’s top venture capitalists, with recent honors including the Forbes “Midas List”, Washingtonian’s "Titans of Technology” and Business Insider’s “Top 5 East Coast VCs”.
He is a director of Boulder Wind Power, Clearspring, MediaBank, newBrandAnalytics, oPOWER, SienceLogic, SolidFire and Suniva. Harry's past investments include Echo Global (NASDAQ: ECHO), Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), Riverbed Technologies (acquired by Aether Systems), SourceFire (NASDAQ: FIRE), Vertica (acquired by Hewlett Packard), Vonage (NYSE: VG) and webMethods (NASDAQ: WEBM, acquired by Software AG).
Prior to joining NEA, Harry was a Partner at FBR Technology Venture Partners where he learned the costs and benefits of a bubble! Early in his career, Harry managed technology initiatives in the energy, financial and telecommunications industries with several consulting firms including the Boston Consulting Group. Prior to his business career, Harry served as an aviator in the U.S. Navy. Harry received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree in Physics from Duke University.
Harry serves on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), is a past Chairman of MAVA Capital Connection, and co-founded the Young Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (YAVA).