Corey Modeste joined Greylock Capital Management in 2007 as a director and covers corporate and sovereign credit analysis in sub-Saharan Africa. Modeste also focuses on deal sourcing, analysis, and structuring for Greylock Capital’s private equity and debt transactions in the African region. In this role, he is often on the ground throughout the sub-region (particularly in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroon, Tanzania, and Uganda) and is currently working on several African transactions in the financial services and infrastructure sectors. From 2002 to 2007, Modeste was an associate director with Fitch Ratings in New York. At Fitch, Modeste worked in the Global Infrastructure Group, notably in the aviation, maritime, and transportation sectors. Prior to Fitch, Modeste worked at Marin Mountain Bikes GmbH in Nuremberg, Germany and San Francisco, CA, where he was head of the company’s global forecasting and logistical supply chain activities. Before Marin, Modeste was an analyst at the consulting firm Putnam, Hayes and Bartlett in Cambridge, MA, where he worked on merger and acquisition transactions in the electric utility, energy, and transportation sectors. Modeste received a BA in economics from Williams College in 1996 and is fluent in French and highly proficient in Spanish and German.