Carl Agnelli is the head of security for the a16z crypto, where he oversees physical security and safety operations for a16z crypto employees, facilities and events globally.

Prior to joining a16z, Carl served as the Director of Security at Citigroup where he managed multiple facets of security for the firm. Before that, he spent 25 years as a special agent in the United States Secret Service and served in a myriad of roles. Most notably, as a special agent in Washington, DC, he conducted security operations around the world while also serving on the personal protective details of Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.  

Later, as the Special Agent in Charge of a northeast Field Division, Carl oversaw security measures at large scale events for the President of the United States and visiting Foreign Heads of State, and worked in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Attorney’s Office to supervise a wide range of high profile, transnational financial crime and cybercrime investigations.