Micah Smurthwaite

Micah Smurthwaite

Partner

Micah Smurthwaite joined Next47 in 2020 and is a Partner based in Palo Alto. His focus is on sourcing and supporting investments in enterprise software, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and frontier technology companies.

Before joining Next47, Micah was the first sales hire at Cloudflare where he was part of the team that grew revenue from $1M to over $100M. While scaling Cloudflare he opened Cloudflare’s EMEA sales office and established Cloudflare’s channel sales division. Micah has supported founders by helping them grow revenue as a Venture Partner at Alchemist Accelerator.

Outside of the office, you can find Micah coaching youth basketball, glassblowing, or in a yoga class. Micah holds a BS from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.