Emily Melton has quietly left venture capital firm Mayfield, where she joined as a partner in September 2009. She previously had been a director with Draper Fisher Jurvetson, where her deals included MyShape, NearbyNow, ProQuo, Redfin and ShareThis.
Not much in the way of explanation yet. In an email reply to Fortune, Melton simply said: “I decided to leave Mayfield earlier this year and am taking some time to figure out what is next.”
Upon joining Mayfield, the NYT Bits blog ran a glowing profile. Here’s an excerpt: