Mr. McDermid is a Managing Director with Emerson Collective where he has lead Emerson Collective’s venture capital investing efforts since August 2017.
He was previously a Partner with Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Prior to Andreessen Horowitz, Mr. McDermid was a Director with Stifel Nicolaus, formerly Thomas Weisel Partners, a technology focused investment bank in San Francisco. He began his career at Citigroup as a financial analyst.
Mr. McDermid graduated from Tufts University with degrees in Quantitative Economics and Computer Science. He also earned a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.