As partner at Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Sergio is focused on early and growth investments in the digital media, mobile, and social areas. Sergio was previously on the board of The DealMap (acquired by Google), myYearbook (acquired by Quepasa), and StarCite (acquired by The Active Network). He is also on the board of Bookrenter, and active with Branchout and Bionic Panda. Prior to NVP, Sergio was VP of Marketing at Photobucket, which was successfully sold to News Corp. for $300 million in 2007. Earlier in his career, Sergio held key positions at Morgan Stanley, Portal Software (acquired by Oracle), and eBay. He also co-founded Cymerc, a hosted SaaS solution for small and medium-sized businesses, where Sergio successfully raised two rounds of venture financing and grew Cymerc from inception to more than $15 million in sales. Sergio holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS degree in Management Sciences and Engineering from Stanford University.