Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) has promoted Michael Segal to vice president. In his new role, Mr. Segal will continue to work with partner Ethan Kurzweil on early-stage startups in areas like developer platforms, consumer internet, and e-commerce.

Mr. Segal joined BVP’s New York office in 2009. Two years later, he took a break from the investment world to become a startup founder and product manager. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of Skylight, a consumer IoT platform. He re-joined BVP in 2015 in the San Francisco office.

Mr. Segal holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, and a BA degree, summa cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College.

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