Rod Diefendorf

Rod Diefendorf is the Chief Operation Officer at PitchBook, a leading provider of global venture capital, private equity and M&A data. Diefendorf helps PitchBook to develop strategy, scale the business, increase efficiency across the organization and drive the company in its continued growth. 

No stranger to the industry, Diefendorf has spent more than 23 years driving growth and increasing shareholder value at startups and large corporations in the technology space. For example, Diefendorf developed and led a division of Seattle-based Marchex before selling it to GoDaddy for more than $40 million. Previously, he held various leadership roles at companies like InfoSpace, Idearc Media and Go2Net, Inc.​