Throughout his life and career, venture capitalist and financier Benjamin Boyer has maintained involvement in a vast array of academic, professional, and personal endeavors. After high school, Benjamin Boyer gained admission to Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, where he pursued studies in social sciences. Upon receipt of his B.S. in Human and Organizational Development, Benjamin Boyer landed an entry-level position as an Analyst for the investment banking department at Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. From July 1998 to January 2000, Benjamin Boyer profited from a broad range of experience in Lehman Brothers’ Technology Investment Banking group, setting the stage for an enduring career in the financial and high-tech sectors. Owing to his professional interests and solid performance as an Analyst, Benjamin Boyer moved into an Associate role with Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, where he continued to build his experience in the field of venture capital. Returning to college in 2002, Benjamin Boyer enrolled at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto, California. In the midst of his graduate studies at Stanford, Benjamin Boyer fulfilled a summer associateship through San Francisco-based Sverica International, which invests in technology firms at various stages of development. Graduating with his M.B.A. from Stanford in 2004, Benjamin Boyer rejoined his colleagues at Lehman Brothers Venture Partners as a General Partner. Since then, Benjamin Boyer has both invested in and provided management for portfolio companies in the high-tech sector, both in America and elsewhere. At present, Benjamin Boyer serves as Managing Director at Tenaya Capital in Menlo Park, California.
Along with his wife, daughter, and Bernese Mountain Dog, Benjamin Boyer resides in the scenic coastal region of Half Moon Bay. In his free time, Benjamin Boyer enjoys taking walks with his family and dog and watching basketball.