Bessemer Venture Partners
As a Principal with Microsoft Ventures (M12), Elliott has worked on the investments in Livongo Health and Layer Software, where he serves as a board observer. He led the investment in Trusona, where he serves as a director. Before joining Microsoft Ventures, Elliott led growth equity investments as a Vice President with Georgian Partners, a $650 million growth equity fund in Toronto, Ontario. He worked on the investments in eSentire, Kinnser Software, Influitive, TurnItIn, and Vision Critical.
After completing his MBA, Elliott worked as a strategy consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, advising government and private-sector clients in the cyber-security, healthcare IT, and financial services sectors.
Elliott started his career as an Analyst at Syncom Venture Partners, a $400 million technology venture fund in Washington, DC. While at Syncom, he advised the investment in Iridium Satellite (IRDM) and served as a board observer for Weather Decisions Technologies, V-me Media, and CLEAR airport security.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Elliott is a graduate of Morehouse College, where he received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics. He earned his MBA from Columbia Business School, where he served as a Management Leadership for Tomorrow, a Robert A. Toigo, and an InSITE Venture Capital fellow.
Elliott lives in the Bay Area with his girlfriend Melissa and his dog, Riley. In his spare time, he spins deep house music and is an angel investor and advisor to a number of startups led by underrepresented entrepreneurs.
A member of Class 22, Elliott served his fellowship at Microsoft Ventures under the mentorship of Managing Director Leo de Luna.