Dr. Shaun Maguire

Dr. Shaun Maguire is a Partner at Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm that helps daring founders build legendary technology companies. He is a Director of AMP Robotics, Gather, Knowde, Physna and Vise. Prior to joining Sequoia in 2019, Dr. Maguire was a Partner at GV, where he led their investments in Stripe, Opendoor, IonQ, Spinlaunch, Lambda School, Dandelion Energy, Clutter and Mode, and sourced their investment in Segment. Prior to joining GV, he was a Co-Founder and Chairman at Expanse (formerly known as Qadium), a cybersecurity company based in San Francisco that was acquired by Palo Alto Networks (PANW) for over $800M. He was also a Co-Founder of Escape Dynamics, Inc. Dr. Maguire spent two years working at DARPA, through which he deployed to Afghanistan and was part of a team that earned a Joint Meritorious Unit Award from the United States' Secretary of Defense.

He earned a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Southern California, an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University, and an M.S. in Control and Dynamical Systems and a PhD in Physics from the California Institute of Technology.