Sam Gerstenzang

It's pronounced Ger-sten-zang.

I am currently a partner at a16z, on the investment team.

I previously held various engineering and product roles and graduated from Stanford.

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I think about how people read and read about how people think. I like augmented cognition, architectural design for thinking, cities, operational efficiency at scale, strong contrasts, irony and well-designed objects and experiences.

I'd love to hear from you.

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