Operations TEAM
Jade Tran
Director of Programs and Industry Relations
Jade Tran is director of programs and industry relations, and has been with the DFJ team since 2014. She is responsible for programs that help the firm and its portfolio companies develop industry partnerships and share thought leadership, through role-focused events, executive briefings, and topic-focused conversations.

Before joining DFJ, Jade was editorial director of events at LAUNCH Media, where she curated and managed live content for entrepreneur-focused conferences, and helped entrepreneurs debut their products. She began her career in the nonprofit education space, after earning an MA in art history from The Ohio State University (O-H!).

Jade serves on the board of the Peninsula Family YMCA, mentors young women who have grown up in the foster care system, and keeps a running list of DIY projects that she will get to someday.