Stuart joined Los Angeles-based Upfront Ventures in 2014 to run all of the firm’s non-investment activities including operations, marketing, and platform services.
Before joining Upfront, Stuart was Chief Marketing Officer at CareerArc, a SaaS-based social recruiting platform, where he was responsible for the marketing, business development, and product management functions. While at CareerArc, Stuart was responsible for building Internships.com into the world’s largest internships marketplace and spearheading its sale to Chegg, Inc.
Prior to CareerArc, Stuart was Founder and Chief Operating Officer at BuildOnline, a document management and collaboration-based SaaS company that was acquired by SWORD Group. Earlier in his career, Stuart was an attorney with the international law firm Herbert Smith, where he worked on multiple corporate finance transactions including mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings in their London and Singapore offices.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Stuart received a first class honors degree in international history and politics from the University of Leeds and a law degree, with Distinction, from the College of Law in London, England.
Stuart served his fellowship at Upfront Ventures under the mentorship of Managing Partner Mark Suster. He is a member of Class 21, and serves as a mentor for Chang Xu (Class 23).