About

Mensch Ventures LLC

Founded in 2016 by Silicon Valley people leader Beth Steinberg, Mensch Ventures is a People and Talent advisory firm focused on helping companies scale, enhance culture and drive business results. Mensch Ventures works with growing companies, venture capital firms, and nonprofits experiencing complex talent, organizational development and growth challenges. The firm’s services include: developing and coaching leaders; culture and engagement assessment and solutions; talent strategy and planning, and supporting the growth of people leaders to meet their potential. Mensch Ventures also partners with a variety of other experts in brand, assessment, and other domains to ensure the best solutions are recommended and implemented. Mensch Ventures is a strong promoter and sponsor of various organizations that support women in the STEM fields.

Beth Steinberg

Beth Steinberg has over twenty years of experience in organization development, talent strategy, and leadership development. Beth’s focus has been partnering with companies and leaders to help them scale for successful outcomes. Beth is the founder of Mensch Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based consulting firm focusing on scaling companies and developing leaders of all levels. She is also an advisor to Felicis Ventures, Greenhouse and Jhana Education. Beth has previously advised Rypple (acquired by Salesforce.com), Worklife (acquired by Cisco Systems), Puppet and Reddit. She has held numerous executive positions, including Senior Vice President of People at BrightRoll (acquired by Yahoo), Vice President of People and Talent at Sunrun (IPO), Vice President of Human Resources, Facebook (IPO) and Vice President of Human Resources at Electronic Arts, as well as HR posts at Nike, Hewlett-Packard and Nordstrom. Beth is very involved in bringing equal education and opportunity to women around the globe and is part of the TechWomen program, started by the U.S. State Department.

Beth holds a B.A. in psychology from San Jose State University and attended the executive program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Beth is also an International Coaching Federation (ICF)PCC Certified Coach. In her spare time, Beth likes to hike, do CrossFit, cook, make craft cocktails, and take pictures around the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a former Ironman triathlete and has completed over ten marathons.

What is a Mensch?

A mensch is a noble, decent and reliable person, sensitive to other people’s needs and seeking ways out to help them. Mensches listen, with both brain and heart. They don’t disparage others to lift themselves. In fact, the core feature of a mensch is elevating others.

Certifications

Beth Steinberg Professional Coach