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Tim Guleri

Tim Guleri serves as Managing Director at Sierra Ventures. He serves as the Board Member at Appcues. He is also an angel investor. He serves as the Board Member at Applitools. He also serves as a Board Member at DotNetNuke, Appcelerator and MakeMyTrip. He joined the firm in 2001 and focuses on investments in the consumer (mobile Internet), enterprise software (SaaS), infrastructure software (security, deployment, management), and open source. Guleri has several years of hands on operating and investing experience, but also on a solid technical education. Prior to joining the firm, he built two software infrastructure companies. Guleri served as the Vice Chairman and the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Epiphany. He co-founded Octane Software and served as the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman from 1997 to 2000. Guleri served as a Vice President of Technical Field Operations and Product Marketing at Scopus Technology from 1992 to 1997, heading the Sales and Marketing functions, and was a leader in the CRM space. He began his career as an Executive in Information Technology at LSI Logic between 1989 and 1992. Guleri has presented at numerous industry conferences such as ABA, ETRA, DCI, and eCommerce World. He also serves on Board of PhenomPeople. He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College and MS degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

Brad Garlinghouse

Brad Garlinghouse serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Ripple. Previously, he served as the President and COO at Ripple. He served as General Partner at CMGI @Ventures. He was the Chief Executive Officer at Hightai and was also the President of Consumer Applications at AOL where he transformed its Silicon Valley operations, expanding the reach of its existing products and reinvigorating mobile and social strategy. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Harvard. He has cultivated throughout his career, from management stints at SBC Communications and Home Network to his time as CEO of Dialpad Communications. As a Senior Vice-President at Yahoo!, Brad was responsible for all of the company's communications products. His transformation of that group's culture gave teams ownership of their products and encouraged experimentation that led to notable successes, including both Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger becoming the clear leaders in their respective spaces. He serves on the Board of Hightail. He is also an angel investor.

BlueRun Ventures

BlueRun Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on seed and series A investments across the mobile software, services and financial technology sectors. The firm was founded in 1998 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

David Chen

Dr. David Chen serves as Venture Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. David focuses primarily on investments in the mobile, Internet, and software sectors. Before joining Lightspeed, David was a product manager on the Facebook growth team. Previously, he was co-founder and VP Product of Triangulate, a venture-backed startup using social media behaviors to drive algorithmic matching. Prior to Triangulate, David served in product management and engineering roles for Admob and Digital Chocolate. In addition, he worked at McKinsey on strategic engagements with technology companies. David received his Ph.D. in Science, Technology, and Management from Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and his M.S. and B.A. in Computer Science from Harvard.

Gus Tai

General Partner at @trinity-ventures • Investor @zulily, @Dot&Bo, @posterous • Studied at @harvard-university, @massachusetts-institute-of-technology

Daniil Stolyarov

Daniil Stolyarov serves as Investment Director at Almaz Capital. He is responsible for bridging Almaz partners and portfolio companies in Silicon Valley and Russia/CIS. Working with portfolio executives and entrepreneurs both in Russian and Silicon Valley, Daniil is focused on helping companies develop and successfully grow their operations and organizations across borders. Daniil is a seasoned investment professional with over 10 years of experience in advising technology, media and communication companies in Russia and the Silicon Valley in the fields of corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, strategic partnerships, public and private financings. Previously Daniil worked at Cowen and Company, Lehman Brothers, and Renaissance Capital.

John Lilly

Partner @ Greylock, former CEO @ @mozilla, dad, husband, son, nerd

Sean Flynn

Managing Director at @shasta-ventures; Board member at @taskrabbit; Board member at

Northzone Ventures

Founded in 1996, Northzone Ventures is a venture capital firm based in London, England with additional offices in Stockholm, Sweden; New York, New York and Oslo, Norway. The firm focuses on investing in companies operating in the mobile, nanotechnology, manufacturing, energy, information technology, SaaS, media and eCommerce sectors located in Europe and United States.

DCM Ventures

DCM Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in seed, early and mid-stage technology companies based in the United States and Asia. The firm invests in the mobile, consumer internet, communications and infrastructure, software and service sectors. The was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California with additional offices in Tokyo and Beijing.

Roger Lee

Co-Founder of @captain401. B.A. from @harvard-university.

David Lam

David Lam serves as General Partner at Atlantic Bridge Capital. He also serves on Board of Swrve. He currently serves on the boards of Movidius, FieldAware, Accuris, Novaerus and Swrve Mobile. David has spent over a decade in cross-border technology investing between China and Western markets. Prior to Atlantic Bridge, he was Managing Director at WestSummit Capital, a leading US-China cross-border technology investment firm, where his board involvement included Twitch (Acquired by Amazon), Maginatics (Acquired by EMC), Mirantis, 3D Robotics and Nexenta. Previously, David was Managing Director at WI Harper Group, a pioneering US-China technology venture capital firm, and led the firm's investments in Quixey and Innovation Works China. Before WI Harper, David was Vice President at The Carlyle Group where his investments included eScreen (Acquired by Alere), and prior to that, he headed business development for Panasas, a Carlyle portfolio company in the data storage industry. David's operating experience also includes marketing, business development and corporate development roles in leading enterprise technology companies ONI Systems, CIENA, Cisco and Proxim. David is a Board Member, past President and past Chairman of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), which is the oldest and largest pan-Asian, cross-border technology executive network in Silicon Valley. He also serves on the board of the Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM). David holds a BS and an MA from Stanford University, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Roelof Botha

Grew up in Cape Town. Came to @stanford-university in 1998. Joined @paypal in 2000 & became CFO. Joined Sequoia in 2003. Invested in @youtube in 2005.

Jules Maltz

Jules Maltz serves as Partner & Managing Director at IVP. Maltz also served as Board Member at RetailMeNot. He sits of the Boards of portfolio companies Indiegogo, NerdWallet, Oportun, TuneIn, Yext and is a Board Observer for SteelBrick. He joined Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) in August 2008 and has over ten years of venture capital and startup experience. He focuses on later-stage venture investments in rapidly-growing Internet and software companies. Maltz was recognized by AlwaysOn as one of the top 100 venture capitalists by his inclusion in the AlwaysOn 2012 and 2013 VC 100 List. Prior to IVP, Maltz worked for 3i, a leading global venture capital firm. He evaluated early and later-stage Internet, mobile, and software investments, and he completed transactions for companies such as BlueLithium, Fotolog, Omniture (ADBE), and Trovix. Maltz also worked in business development for AdMob, a mobile advertising provider, and co-founded AdNectar, a social media advertising startup. Earlier in his career, Maltz was in technology investment banking with Robertson Stephens and Bank of America Securities. Maltz serves on the National Advisory Council for Techbridge, a nonprofit that empowers girls from underserved communities to realize their dreams through science, technology, and engineering. Maltz has an M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he was a Siebel Scholar and an Arjay Miller Scholar. He also graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.

Zone Ventures

Zone Ventures is a venture capital firm that provides equity capital to young and high-growth companies operating in the information technology, nanotechnology, e-commerce, enterprise software advances, data communications, semiconductors, fiber optics, internet, application, infrastructure, communication, wireless, software, hardware and broadband sectors. The firm was established in 1998 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

Hans Tung

Early investor in Xiaomi, EHIC (NYSE), Forgame (HKSE 0484), Wish, FlightCar, Mafengwo, 51Fanli, Operator, Misfit, Little Red Book,, Snapdeal, Airbnb

Dave Crowder

Venture Capitalist

Paul Sherer

Over 20 years investing (Osprey, VantagePoint, RS & Co.) Co-founder targeting Web/Mobile start-ups with pivotal ideas to change lives.

Ravi Mohan

Nyca Partners is a venture capital and advisory firm which specializes in seed, early stage and later stage investments. The firm is exclusively focused on applying innovation in financial services into the global financial system. The firm was incorporated in 2014 and is based in New York, New York.

Arielle Zuckerberg

VC @kleiner-perkins-caufield-byers, angel, formerly product @humin, Google, Wildfire

Azure Capital Partners

Azure Capital Partners is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm invests in post-seed and series A stage technology companies in North America. It was founded in 2000.

Ossama Hassanein

Founder, Chairman @rtf

David Cowan

David Cowan serves as Partner, Investments at Bessemer Venture Partners. He is a Member of board of directors at Impossible Aerospace. He is a Board Member at Iris Automation. He is a Board Member at CyberGRX and Bastille Networks. He is also a Board Member of Team8. His historical portfolio includes Ciena, Hotjobs, Blue Nile, LinkedIn, LifeLock, PSI-Net, Qualys and over a dozen other IPOs, as well as many large acquisitions such as Twitch, Postini, Cyota, Tripwire, Netli, Playdom, Dropcam and Skybox Imaging. His current portfolio - spanning startups founded in the U.S., Argentina, Singapore, Israel, New Zealand and Scotland - includes Getinsured, Smule, Twilio, Rocket Lab, iSight Partners, Spire Global, Endgame, Auth0, Zapier and Zoosk. During his tenure at BVP. He co-founded three cybersecurity companies incubated in our offices: VeriSign (IPO), where he served as initial Chairman and CFO; Good Technology (fka Visto, acquired by Blackberry) where he served as CEO, and (acquired by F5). Forbes ranked him #6 on the Midas List and tied for 4th in the Midas List of Hall of Fame. He is a Trustee of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. You can read his blog at WhoHasTimeForThis?, follow him on twitter (@davidcowan) or see him perform with his men's a capella singing group Voices in Harmony. He also serves as a Board Member at Claroty and an Advisor at Reef Capital Ventures. Cowan earned an A.B. in math and computer science and an MBA degree, both from Harvard University

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