Wendy Yale

Marketing Partner


As Marketing Partner, Wendy is responsible for leading marketing for DCVC, as well as advising our Portfolio Companies in go-to-market strategies.

Wendy has 20+ years of experience building B2B technology companies. Her teams have created new product categories, generated over $2B in pipeline, and consistently delivered over 50% of revenue. Her marketing expertise is focused on developing categories, building global brands, and designing predictable revenue growth.

Most recently, Wendy was Chief Marketing Officer at AppZen, the leading Finance AI company. For 5 years prior, she led marketing at Illumio, a leader in cybersecurity and a CNBC Disruptor 50 company. Before joining Illumio, Wendy was a Marketing Executive at Palo Alto Networks (PANW), responsible for global demand-generation strategy. At Varonis (VRNS), she led global marketing as it grew from single-digit customer installations to over 1000. She has also held management roles at Symantec (SYMC) and VERITAS. Wendy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Cal State Northridge and studied at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.