William "Will" J. Griffith '93

William J. GriffithPartner, Iconiq Capital, Palo Alto, CA

Board Member: Elected 2018

AB Dartmouth College
MBA Stanford

Will Griffith is a Partner at ICONIQ Capital and a founder of ICONIQ Strategic Partners, ICONIQ’s growth equity investing platform, which is focused on partnering with exceptional founders and leaders to effect global impact and change. Will is particularly passionate about partnering with product / customer first entrepreneurs to help them achieve their vision. Since its founding in 2012, ICONIQ has emerged as the partner of choice for best in class technology companies and employs a distinctive ecosystem to magnify global impact and support a new generation of entrepreneurs and companies. Representative investments include Alibaba, Adyen, Airbnb, Alteryx, Datadog, Flipkart, HashiCorp, Pluralsight, Red Ventures, Snowflake, Uber, Wayfair, Wolt and Zoom. Will is currently a director of Age of Learning, Blackline, People.ai, Procore, ServiceTitan, Truckstop, and Virtru. 

Will also co-founded IPI, ICONIQ’s data center real estate investment platform, and manages and oversees ICONIQ’s private equity, venture and other direct investing activities. 

Prior to joining ICONIQ, Will was at Technology Crossover Ventures where he was a General Partner for nine years. He started his career at Morgan Stanley and also worked at The Beacon Group, a private equity firm that was acquired by JPMorgan Chase. 

Will graduated from Dartmouth in 1993 where he double majored in engineering sciences and history and played football on a three-time Ivy League Championship team. He earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2000 and currently is a Director on Stanford Business School’s Management Committee.

Will lives in Atherton with his wife, Calla, and their three children.