Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Annie Hazlehurst is an Associate at Draper Fisher Jurvetson where she focuses on clean tech, life sciences and emerging markets
investments. She first joined in 2006 as part of the team that built the clean tech practice. Most recently, she worked with
Mubadala Development Company on advancing initiatives in energy and technology development in Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining DFJ,
she worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Financial Sponsors Group in San Francisco where she focused on
leveraged buyouts and initial public offerings. Previously, she conducted environmental field research in Zambia and taught
English in parts of Southeast Asia. She is also a co-founder and chairperson of KnowledgeBeat, a non-profit organization dedicated
to educating children in Zambia. She has lived and worked in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East and is passionate about the
environment, technology, education, and the developing world.
Annie is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Brown University where she received a B.S. in Biotechnology and completed a Hughes
Fellowship that evaluated the development of tissue engineering and stem cell technologies. Her work was published in the
scientific journal Tissue Engineering. She received an M.S. Environment and Resources from Stanford University where she
focused on materials science and engineering for energy related technologies. She continues to serve as a mentor to the Stanford
iGEMĘteam. She has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.