Birthday: December 5, 1975
IT & Software Entrepreneurs
Real Estate Entrepreneurs
Age: 44 Years, 44 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born in: San Francisco, California, USA
Famous as: Entrepreneur & Lawyer
Spouse/Ex-: Marissa Mayer (m. 2009)
children: Emily Bogue, Macallister Bogue, Marielle Bogue, Melissa Bogue, Sylvana Bogue
U.S. State: California
City: San Francisco, California
education: Georgetown University (2002), Harvard University (1998), Wheat Ridge High School
Zachary Bogue is an American entrepreneur, lawyer, angel investor and advisor for startups. He was a lawyer before he turned to investments and real estate. He is a Managing Partner at ‘Founders Den’, a venture capital and investment firm that he co-founded. He has mostly invested in state of the art technology and innovative start-ups. He is known to be associated with a number of famous technology companies like UberCab, Kaggle, MixRank, Mertamarkets, Square. ‘Montara Capital Partners’ is another real estate private equity fund that Zachary is a part of. He has provided legal consultation to several companies. He is also the co-founder of Data Collective, an association of venture capitalists, engineers and entrepreneurs. With an experience of several years in Silicon Valley, Zachary has managed to carve a niche for himself as a successful businessman and investor. Being married to Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo and one of the most powerful females in the Silicon Valley, Zachary always stays in the limelight. The couple has been dubbed as one of the most impacting power couples in the world. He is also a philanthropist working for several causes.
Childhood & Early Life
Zachary Bogue was born on December 5, 1975 in San Francisco, California. He has a sister named Katie. He studied at the Wheat Ridge High School in Colorado.
He attended Harvard University and graduated from there with honors in Environmental Sciences in 1998.
In 2002, he obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree from Georgetown Law School.
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During his tenure at Georgetown Law School, Zachary served as an Executive Editor under a tax lawyer.
As a lawyer, he worked with Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, an US based law firm which specializes in business and intellectual property laws.
He was also a partner at Virtual Law Partners LLC and served a variety of transactional services to companies.
Zachary co-founded ‘Founders Den LLC’ as his first investment venture. He is also the Managing Partner of the firm.
Thereafter, he established ‘Montara Capital Partners, a prominent real estate company that deals with investments in institutional grade property.
He collaborated with Matt Ocko (a venture capitalist), Michael Driscoll (Founder of Metamarkets) and Bradford Cross (CEO of Prismatic) to launch an investment fund named ‘Data Collective’. Over the years, they have provided services to a number of companies including MixRank, Kaggle, and UberCab. The equity partners at the firm have worked at companies like IBM, Apple, LinkedIn, Citrix, Akamai, Salesforce, Facebook, and Twitter to name a few.
In addition to offering consultation to prominent IT companies in Silicon Valley, Zachary is currently the advisor of Metabiota Inc.
His main focus has been the development of IT companies. His ventures invest in innovative startups that eventually help solve everyday problems of the people.
He has often said that developing clean energy solutions carries immense importance and his capital venture firm, Data Collective will help people in this area. Along with that, he has also been known to spread awareness about Global Warming, population growth, mortality rates and other serious global causes.
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He has donated 2,500 dollars to Proposition Q, the law that bans encampments on the streets and sidewalks of San Francisco. Zachary has faced criticism for donating the amount as several activists are against the cause, emphasizing on the enactment of the law to create an even wider rift between the rich and the poor in San Francisco.
Bogue has also worked for educational causes like College Track, a college prep organization.
Actively contributing towards the development of San Francisco, Zachary is a board member of the Fine Arts Museum.
He has also donated to Tipping Points, a San Francisco based non-profit organization helping people in poverty.
On December 12, 2009, Zachary married his girlfriend, Marissa Mayer, who was then an employee at Google. She is currently the President of Yahoo!
The couple married in a lavish ceremony in Treasure Island, California.
They welcomed their first child together on September 30, 2012 and named him Macallister Bogue.
On 10 December 2015, they had twin daughters, Marielle and Sylvana Bogue.
The couple lives in a lush penthouse worth 5 million dollars, in San Francisco.
Along with his wife, Marissa Mayer, he was named one of the 15 most powerful couples in 2012.
He is appreciated for whole-heartedly supporting his wife in all her busy schedule. He also supported her in the decision to quit Google.
His current estimated net worth is around 300 million dollars.