Westy Hopkins

Entrepreneur in Residence

Westy is an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Great Oaks. Previously, he co-founded several companies including Wave, a location-based network, and 12media, a digital rideshare advertising solutions provider. Westy also worked as a venture investor at Warner Media Investments and has been an advisor to many different technology startups. He started his career as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the consumer group. Westy received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame where he also played on the men’s lacrosse team. He now lives in Venice Beach, CA and enjoys surfing, poker and paddle tennis in his free time.