Villi Iltchev joined August Capital in 2016. Prior to joining, he was a member of the leadership teams at Box and Lifelock where he was responsible for driving strategy and inorganic initiatives, including acquisitions and investments.
Previously, Villi was Vice President at Salesforce where he led the strategy and acquisitions team and executed numerous talent, growth, and strategic acquisitions. He also led the investments team at Salesforce and was directly responsible for over 30 strategic investments in leading software companies including Hubspot, Box, Gusto, Anaplan, Mulesoft, Adaptive Insights, Zapier, Vidyard and many others. Prior to Salesforce, Villi was a member of the Corporate Development team at Hewlett-Packard. He also acted as Vice President on the technology investment banking team at Merrill Lynch & Co. where he advised technology companies on strategic and financing projects.
Villi earned an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, a Masters of Accountancy from Clemson University, and a B.S. from Erskine College. He lives in San Francisco with his wife Jennifer and their two children.
Current August Investments: GitLab.