Leadership

AppDynamics is led by a senior team of innovators with deep experience in application performance management, systems management, and distributed systems. With a pedigree that includes companies such as CA Wily, Adobe, HP Mercury, BMC, Oracle, Sun, and McAfee, the team has created enterprise-grade solutions deployed at thousands of organizations.

David is the President and Chief Executive Officer at AppDynamics where he is responsible for leading and scaling the company to fuel its vision of driving digital transformation for today’s businesses.

David comes to AppDynamics from Adobe, where he was senior vice president and general manager of the digital media business unit. He oversaw the full range of Adobe’s creative products and was responsible for its business and product transformation to the cloud. Under his leadership, the company built a rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar subscription business targeting individuals and enterprises. David joined Adobe in 2005 from Macromedia, where he was vice president responsible for developer products. Before Macromedia, David worked on business intelligence products at Oracle and founded a company in the content management space. Wadhwani is a member of the San Francisco Fine Arts Museums’ Board of Trustees, sits on the Brown University Computer Science Board of Advisors, and most recently joined StoryCorps Board of Directors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Brown University.

Jyoti is Founder and Chairman of the Board of AppDynamics. Jyoti is a Silicon Valley leader, product visionary and entrepreneur, he founded AppDynamics in 2008 with the vision of "Application Intelligence" to help modern enterprises embark on their journey of digital transformation with a disruptive approach to managing their software applications. From its founding in 2008 to 2015, Jyoti ran the company as Founder & CEO, during which time AppDynamics rapidly became one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies with nearly 850 employees, and 1,600 enterprise customers. In September 2015, Jyoti handed day-to-day operations to new CEO David Wadhwani and now leads the company’s vision, strategy and innovation.

Jyoti has been a recipient of many leadership awards. In 2013, he was selected by Forbes as a "Best Cloud Computing CEO to Work For." In 2014, he was named "Best CEO" by San Francisco Business Times at the Annual Tech & Innovation Awards, and was an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 & 2015 Award Finalist in Northern California. Jyoti was consistently ranked as one of highest rated CEOs on Glassdoor with an employee approval of 97% in 2015.

Before founding AppDynamics in 2008, Jyoti held engineering roles at various Silicon Valley startups, including Wily Technology (acquired by CA Technologies), Datasweep (acquired by Rockwell Automation), and netLens (acquired by Microsoft through FAST/NextPage). Jyoti received his BS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and is the lead inventor on 20+ US patents.

Bhaskar Sunkara is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of AppDynamics. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s customer-centric product strategy and leads its global product management, operations, and engineering functions.

Bhaskar, who holds several patents, co-founded AppDynamics with Jyoti Bansal in 2008. Under his leadership, the company pioneered a revolutionary approach to business performance with Business Transactions and delivered industry-leading solutions. Now, more than 1,800 companies have deployed AppDynamics to accelerate their digital transformations.

Over his career, Bhaskar has married product strategy and execution strategy to develop products that are trusted by CIOs and built for the demands of the world’s largest enterprises. Before AppDynamics, he worked at Wily Technology as the lead engineer and was responsible for one of its most successful products. Bhaskar began his career at Pramati Technologies, where he served in a variety of engineering leadership roles.

Bhaskar earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science and engineering from Madras University.

David Wadhwani

President & CEO

David is the President and Chief Executive Officer at AppDynamics where he is responsible for leading and scaling the company to fuel its vision of driving digital transformation for today’s businesses.

David comes to AppDynamics from Adobe, where he was senior vice president and general manager of the digital media business unit. He oversaw the full range of Adobe’s creative products and was responsible for its business and product transformation to the cloud. Under his leadership, the company built a rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar subscription business targeting individuals and enterprises. David joined Adobe in 2005 from Macromedia, where he was vice president responsible for developer products. Before Macromedia, David worked on business intelligence products at Oracle and founded a company in the content management space. Wadhwani is a member of the San Francisco Fine Arts Museums’ Board of Trustees, sits on the Brown University Computer Science Board of Advisors, and most recently joined StoryCorps Board of Directors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Brown University.

Jyoti Bansal

Founder & Chairman

Jyoti is Founder and Chairman of the Board of AppDynamics. Jyoti is a Silicon Valley leader, product visionary and entrepreneur, he founded AppDynamics in 2008 with the vision of "Application Intelligence" to help modern enterprises embark on their journey of digital transformation with a disruptive approach to managing their software applications. From its founding in 2008 to 2015, Jyoti ran the company as Founder & CEO, during which time AppDynamics rapidly became one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies with nearly 850 employees, and 1,600 enterprise customers. In September 2015, Jyoti handed day-to-day operations to new CEO David Wadhwani and now leads the company’s vision, strategy and innovation.

Jyoti has been a recipient of many leadership awards. In 2013, he was selected by Forbes as a "Best Cloud Computing CEO to Work For." In 2014, he was named "Best CEO" by San Francisco Business Times at the Annual Tech & Innovation Awards, and was an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 & 2015 Award Finalist in Northern California. Jyoti was consistently ranked as one of highest rated CEOs on Glassdoor with an employee approval of 97% in 2015.

Before founding AppDynamics in 2008, Jyoti held engineering roles at various Silicon Valley startups, including Wily Technology (acquired by CA Technologies), Datasweep (acquired by Rockwell Automation), and netLens (acquired by Microsoft through FAST/NextPage). Jyoti received his BS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and is the lead inventor on 20+ US patents.

Bhaskar Sunkara

Co-Founder & CTO

Bhaskar Sunkara is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of AppDynamics. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s customer-centric product strategy and leads its global product management, operations, and engineering functions.

Bhaskar, who holds several patents, co-founded AppDynamics with Jyoti Bansal in 2008. Under his leadership, the company pioneered a revolutionary approach to business performance with Business Transactions and delivered industry-leading solutions. Now, more than 1,800 companies have deployed AppDynamics to accelerate their digital transformations.

Over his career, Bhaskar has married product strategy and execution strategy to develop products that are trusted by CIOs and built for the demands of the world’s largest enterprises. Before AppDynamics, he worked at Wily Technology as the lead engineer and was responsible for one of its most successful products. Bhaskar began his career at Pramati Technologies, where he served in a variety of engineering leadership roles.

Bhaskar earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science and engineering from Madras University.

Gottfried joined AppDynamics in February 2015 as Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the Company's finance and accounting, corporate development, human resources and legal activities. Randy is a seasoned technology executive with a proven track record building high-growth businesses, managing rapidly expanding operations, and driving successful initial public offerings. Most recently, Randy was CFO and COO of Riverbed Technology, where he worked from from 2004 until 2013. Prior to Riverbed, Randy held a variety of senior finance roles at Inktomi and Sybase.

Dali Rajic is the chief revenue officer of AppDynamics. In this role, Dali is responsible for the company’s worldwide sales and field operations.

With nearly two decades of enterprise sales experience, Dali has been successful across multiple companies in an expanding series of roles building predictable sales organizations for scale. Before this role, he held senior leadership positions at AppDynamics overseeing North America while creating a consistent go-to-market model targeting the Global 2000. As part of the sales expansion, Dali led pilot programs to expand the company’s footprint in vertical markets and also improve operational gains. In addition, he cofounded the company’s sales leadership and development program focused on developing leaders.

Dali joined AppDynamics in 2012 with a proven track record of consistently exceeding corporate goals for customer satisfaction, cross-functional partnership and sales targets at companies, including BMC Software, Verint, EMC, and Standard Register.

Dali holds a master’s of business administration degree in finance and strategic management from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s of science degree in international marketing from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Danny is our Senior Vice President, Customer and Strategic Operations. He joined AppDynamics in March 2016 and is focused on driving company growth with responsibility for end-to-end customer experience, including account management, customer support, professional services, and SaaS operations, as well as business and corporate development.

Prior to AppDynamics, Danny was Vice President and General Manager at Adobe on the flagship Creative Cloud business with responsibility for product development, end-to-end customer experience, offerings for large enterprise customers, and global customer care. Danny also oversaw Adobe’s digital publishing business and web and interactive development business, including tools and technologies used by millions of developers to deliver rich customer experiences.

Danny has also held a number of senior positions at private and public growth companies, including Openwave Systems, Software.com, and USA.NET. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Brown University.

Randy Gottfried

Chief Financial Officer

Gottfried joined AppDynamics in February 2015 as Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the Company's finance and accounting, corporate development, human resources and legal activities. Randy is a seasoned technology executive with a proven track record building high-growth businesses, managing rapidly expanding operations, and driving successful initial public offerings. Most recently, Randy was CFO and COO of Riverbed Technology, where he worked from from 2004 until 2013. Prior to Riverbed, Randy held a variety of senior finance roles at Inktomi and Sybase.

Dali Rajic

Chief Revenue Officer

Dali Rajic is the chief revenue officer of AppDynamics. In this role, Dali is responsible for the company’s worldwide sales and field operations.

With nearly two decades of enterprise sales experience, Dali has been successful across multiple companies in an expanding series of roles building predictable sales organizations for scale. Before this role, he held senior leadership positions at AppDynamics overseeing North America while creating a consistent go-to-market model targeting the Global 2000. As part of the sales expansion, Dali led pilot programs to expand the company’s footprint in vertical markets and also improve operational gains. In addition, he cofounded the company’s sales leadership and development program focused on developing leaders.

Dali joined AppDynamics in 2012 with a proven track record of consistently exceeding corporate goals for customer satisfaction, cross-functional partnership and sales targets at companies, including BMC Software, Verint, EMC, and Standard Register.

Dali holds a master’s of business administration degree in finance and strategic management from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s of science degree in international marketing from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Danny Winokur

SVP, Customer and Strategic Operations

Danny is our Senior Vice President, Customer and Strategic Operations. He joined AppDynamics in March 2016 and is focused on driving company growth with responsibility for end-to-end customer experience, including account management, customer support, professional services, and SaaS operations, as well as business and corporate development.

Prior to AppDynamics, Danny was Vice President and General Manager at Adobe on the flagship Creative Cloud business with responsibility for product development, end-to-end customer experience, offerings for large enterprise customers, and global customer care. Danny also oversaw Adobe’s digital publishing business and web and interactive development business, including tools and technologies used by millions of developers to deliver rich customer experiences.

Danny has also held a number of senior positions at private and public growth companies, including Openwave Systems, Software.com, and USA.NET. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Brown University.

Kendall Collins is the Chief Marketing Officer at AppDynamics where he is responsible for driving AppDynamics' global brand recognition, product marketing, market leadership, demand generation, and communications.

Kendall spent the last 12 years at Salesforce.com as an executive across a wide range of business and product functions. He was Executive Vice President and CEO of the core Salesforce Cloud business unit responsible for the redesign of the Salesforce mobile portfolio and Lightning. Additionally, he oversaw global UX, search, and data science teams. Previously, he was the GM for the collaboration business unit, building Chatter and Communities into one of Salesforce’s 5 major businesses. While he served as the global Chief Marketing Officer for 3 years at Salesforce, Kendall drove global expansion to the top 8 enterprise markets, as well as revamped the online funnel and creative functions. Prior to Salesforce, Kendall worked at Siebel Systems, Oracle, AT Kearney, and Procter & Gamble.

Kendall is a board member and advisor to a variety of startups applying artificial intelligence to customer engagement. Passionate about education and making quality public school education available to everyone, Kendall served on the board of the San Francisco Education Fund for several years (where he first met David Wadhwani), and is also involved with Larkin Street Youth Services, as well as the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco. He earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce, with distinction, from the University of Virginia.

Susan Lovegren is the Chief People Officer of AppDynamics and leads the company’s vision, strategy, and programs around its people.

With more than 25 years in leadership roles at public technology companies, Lovegren has a proven track record for creating working environments in which employees thrive. She joined AppDynamics from Juniper Networks where she served as the senior vice president of human resources and the Juniper Foundation. At Juniper Networks, Lovegren was responsible for setting the strategic direction for its nearly 10,000 employees and overall culture of innovation.

Over her career, Lovegren has campaigned for women in technology through partnerships with the Anita Borg Institute, Grace Hopper Women in Computing, and Watermark. She is a frequent panelist addressing the needs of the contemporary workforce and currently co-leads Watermark’s C-Suite CHRO Network of human resources leaders and is on the advisory board of Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion.

Lovegren has held senior leadership roles in human resources at Plantronics, Juniper Networks, and Agilent Technologies. She started her career at Hewlett-Packard where she spent 16 years in various HR roles learning how to build employee systems and programs for scale.

Lovegren earned a master's degree in human resources management from Golden Gate University and a bachelor's degree in radio and television broadcasting from San Jose State University. She previously served on the Board of Trustees for Second Harvest of Santa Cruz County and currently supports a variety of educational and social causes.

Dan is AppDynamics’ Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He joined AppDynamics in April of 2013 and is responsible for all company legal functions and oversight, including corporate governance, ethics and compliance, strategic transactions, commercial agreements, litigation, regulatory matters, intellectual property, employment law, and equity administration.

Prior to joining AppDynamics, Dan practiced law at Goodwin Procter LLP, where he served as the company’s external legal counsel. While at Goodwin Procter, Dan acted as corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of technology companies.

Dan earned a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School and graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's degree in international business. He is a member of the State Bar of California.

Kendall Collins

Chief Marketing Officer

Kendall Collins is the Chief Marketing Officer at AppDynamics where he is responsible for driving AppDynamics' global brand recognition, product marketing, market leadership, demand generation, and communications.

Kendall spent the last 12 years at Salesforce.com as an executive across a wide range of business and product functions. He was Executive Vice President and CEO of the core Salesforce Cloud business unit responsible for the redesign of the Salesforce mobile portfolio and Lightning. Additionally, he oversaw global UX, search, and data science teams. Previously, he was the GM for the collaboration business unit, building Chatter and Communities into one of Salesforce’s 5 major businesses. While he served as the global Chief Marketing Officer for 3 years at Salesforce, Kendall drove global expansion to the top 8 enterprise markets, as well as revamped the online funnel and creative functions. Prior to Salesforce, Kendall worked at Siebel Systems, Oracle, AT Kearney, and Procter & Gamble.

Kendall is a board member and advisor to a variety of startups applying artificial intelligence to customer engagement. Passionate about education and making quality public school education available to everyone, Kendall served on the board of the San Francisco Education Fund for several years (where he first met David Wadhwani), and is also involved with Larkin Street Youth Services, as well as the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco. He earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce, with distinction, from the University of Virginia.

Susan Lovegren

Chief People Officer

Susan Lovegren is the Chief People Officer of AppDynamics and leads the company’s vision, strategy, and programs around its people.

With more than 25 years in leadership roles at public technology companies, Lovegren has a proven track record for creating working environments in which employees thrive. She joined AppDynamics from Juniper Networks where she served as the senior vice president of human resources and the Juniper Foundation. At Juniper Networks, Lovegren was responsible for setting the strategic direction for its nearly 10,000 employees and overall culture of innovation.

Over her career, Lovegren has campaigned for women in technology through partnerships with the Anita Borg Institute, Grace Hopper Women in Computing, and Watermark. She is a frequent panelist addressing the needs of the contemporary workforce and currently co-leads Watermark’s C-Suite CHRO Network of human resources leaders and is on the advisory board of Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion.

Lovegren has held senior leadership roles in human resources at Plantronics, Juniper Networks, and Agilent Technologies. She started her career at Hewlett-Packard where she spent 16 years in various HR roles learning how to build employee systems and programs for scale.

Lovegren earned a master's degree in human resources management from Golden Gate University and a bachelor's degree in radio and television broadcasting from San Jose State University. She previously served on the Board of Trustees for Second Harvest of Santa Cruz County and currently supports a variety of educational and social causes.

Dan Wright

SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Dan is AppDynamics’ Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He joined AppDynamics in April of 2013 and is responsible for all company legal functions and oversight, including corporate governance, ethics and compliance, strategic transactions, commercial agreements, litigation, regulatory matters, intellectual property, employment law, and equity administration.

Prior to joining AppDynamics, Dan practiced law at Goodwin Procter LLP, where he served as the company’s external legal counsel. While at Goodwin Procter, Dan acted as corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of technology companies.

Dan earned a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School and graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's degree in international business. He is a member of the State Bar of California.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jyoti Bansal

AppDynamics

Founder & Chairman

Jyoti Bansal is Founder and Chairman of the Board of AppDynamics. Jyoti is a Silicon Valley leader, product visionary and innovator, he founded AppDynamics in 2008 with the vision of 'Application Intelligence" and helping modern businesses embark on their journey of digital transformation with a disruptive approach to managing their software-defined business.

David Wadhwani

AppDynamics

President & CEO

David Wadhwani is the President and Chief Executive Officer at AppDynamics where he has responsibility for leading and scaling the company to fuel its vision of driving digital transformation for today’s businesses. Prior to AppDynamics, Wadhwani served as senior vice president and general manager of the digital media business unit at Adobe. For ten years, he oversaw the full range of Adobe’s creative products and was responsible for its business and product transformation to the cloud. Under his leadership, the company built a rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar subscription business targeting individuals and enterprises. Wadhwani joined Adobe in 2005 from Macromedia, where he was vice president responsible for developer products. Wadhwani is a member of the San Francisco Fine Arts Museums’ Board of Trustees, sits on the Brown University Computer Science Board of Advisors, and most recently joined StoryCorps Board of Directors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Brown University.

Asheem Chandna

Greylock Partners

Founding Investor & Board Member

Asheem has been a member of the AppDynamics Board of Directors since the company’s inception, and a partner at Greylock Partners since 2003. Greylock Partners is a private venture capital firm, founded in 1965, with committed capital of over $2 billion under management. Asheem’s areas of interest span enterprise IT infrastructure, software, and services; he has invested in companies in cloud computing, data center, virtualization, networking, management, and security. Prior to Greylock, Asheem was vice president of business development and product management at Check Point Software, during which the company grew from $10M to $500M in annual revenues. Asheem is a charter member of TiE Silicon Valley, and is on the panel of judges for the Wall Street Journal Global Technology Innovation Awards. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University. 

Ravi Mhatre

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Founding Investor & Board Member

Ravi has been a member of the AppDynamics Board of Directors since the company’s inception, and is a Managing Director and founder of Lightspeed Venture Partners--a leading global venture capital firm that manages over $2 billion of capital commitments. Ravi focuses primarily on software infrastructure, applications, and Internet investments.

Before entering the venture capital industry, Ravi was with Silicon Graphics as a product manager, and also spent time in Lehman Brothers’ technology investment banking group and in management consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton. Ravi has served on the Board of Directors for The Indus Entrepreneurs Group (TiE) in Silicon Valley, has been recognized as a Top 100 dealmaker on Forbes’ Annual VC Midas List, and has served as a judge for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition. Ravi holds a BS in electrical engineering, a BA in economics and an MBA from Stanford University.

Dev Ittycheria

MongoDB

Independent Board Member

Dev is a member of the AppDynamics Board of Directors. Dev serves as the President and CEO of MongoDB. Previously, Dev was the president of the Enterprise Service Management business of BMC Software, where he was responsible for a business with $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 4,000 employees. During his tenure at BMC the company outperformed all relevant competition as measured by revenue growth and stock performance. Previously, as the co-founder, president and CEO, Dev and his team grew the business at a CAGR of nearly 100%, took BladeLogic public with a highly successful IPO in 2007, and sold BladeLogic to BMC for approximately $900M in 2008, which represented the highest multiple paid for any public technology company that year. Earlier, Dev was a pioneer in cloud computing/SaaS as the co-founder, president & CEO of Applica, which later merged with Breakaway Solutions and became one of the first public traded cloud/SaaS companies. He was recognized by Ernst & Young in 2004 as an Entrepreneur of the Year for his leadership at BladeLogic. Dev received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University, and was recognized by the School of Engineering as its 2010 Alumnus of the Year.

Chuck Robel

Independent Board Member

Chuck Robel is the former chairman of the board at McAfee and current board member at publicly held technology companies Informatica, Palo Alto Networks, Jive Software and Model N. Robel currently serves as the lead director of Informatica, the largest independent data integration company, and sits on the boards of Jive Software (IPO in 2011), Palo Alto Networks (IPO in 2012) and Model N (IPO in 2013). In addition he serves on the board of privately held Go Daddy Group. Mr. Robel served as Managing Member and Chief Operating Officer at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, a venture capital fund, from June 2000 to December 2005.

Mr. Robel began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, from which he retired as a partner in June 2000, leading both their software and technology merger and acquisition groups during his tenure in Silicon Valley. Mr. Robel served as the Chairman of the board of directors of McAfee from June 2006 to March 2011 prior to the sale of McAfee to Intel Corporation. Mr. Robel also served as a member of the board of directors of DemandTec, Inc., from September 2006 to February 2012 prior to the sale of DemandTec to IBM. Mr. Robel holds a B.S. in Accounting from Arizona State University.

David Scott

Independent Board Member

David is an Independent Board Member at AppDynamics with over 30 years’ experience in the enterprise IT infrastructure industry. David was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of the global HP Storage business until March 2015. Previously he had been the President and CEO of 3PAR, Inc., a data storage company that created and defined the market for utility storage designed for service provider IT models.David was CEO of 3PAR for almost 10 years from early 2001 as it evolved from a venture backed private company to being publically listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2007, and finally through its acquisition by HP in 2010.

David had joined 3PAR from a prior 18 year career at HP in data storage, computing and networking, working in both the United Kingdom and the United States, and latterly holding various executive positions in marketing and general management. He is currently on the Board of Trustees for Castelleja School since May 2015 and also served for 3 years on the Board of Trustees for Bowman International Montessori School up until 2013. David holds a BSc Honours in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Bristol in the U.K. awarded in 1983, and also received a Doctorate of Engineering honoris causa from his Alma Mater in 2014.

Steve Harrick

Institutional Venture Partners

Investor & Board Observer

Steve Harrick joined Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) in October 2001 and has over fifteen years of venture capital experience. He focuses on investing in later-stage technology companies with exceptional growth potential. Specifically, Steve targets Internet, communications and technology-enabled services companies which have the potential to become leaders in their respective markets. He enjoys working closely with committed entrepreneurs to help create businesses that are both respected and revolutionary.

Steve was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 100 venture capitalists in the world by his inclusion in the 2009, 2012 and 2013 Forbes Midas List. He was also recognized by AlwaysOn as one of the top 100 venture capitalists by his inclusion in the AlwaysOn 2009 VC 100 List. Steve led IVP's investments in Aerohive Networks, AppDynamics, Aster Data (TDC), Business.com (DEXO), CafePress (PRSS), ConnectAndSell, eHealth (EHTH), Eucalyptus Systems, LegalZoom, MarkMonitor (TRI), MySQL (ORCL), Personal Capital, RGB Networks, Spiceworks, Teros (CTXS), Tripwire (Thoma Bravo), and Varolii. Steve earned a B.A. in History from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Matt Murphy

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Investor & Board Observer

Matt Murphy is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He joined the firm in 1999 and manages the iFund, a collaborative initiative with Apple that focuses on funding and building defining applications on the iOS platform and the mobile internet. Matt’s expertise is in mobile solutions and cloud infrastructure technology.

Previously, Matt was a board observer at Google (from initial investment to IPO) and led KPCB’s investment in AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP, 2010). He also served as a director at Pelago (acquired by Groupon in 2011), Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell in 2010), Dash Navigation (acquired by RIM in 2009) and Peakstream (acquired by Google in 2008). Before joining KPCB, Matt held key positions at Netboost (acquired by Intel), Booz Allen Hamilton, and Accenture. Matt holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Neeraj Agrawal

Battery Ventures

Investor & Board Observer

Neeraj joined Battery in 2000 and invests in enterprise software/SaaS, technology-enabled services and Internet companies. Prior to Battery, Neeraj worked as a product manager at Real Networks, an operating executive at SkyTV, and a management consultant with Booz-Allen. Neeraj holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from Cornell University as well as an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School. He is a Charter Member of TiE, an active advisor to several local entrepreneurs, and has been named numerous times to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists around the world.

Brett B. Rochkind

General Atlantic

Investor & Board Observer

Brett Rochkind leads General Atlantic's Palo Alto office and is co-head of the firm’s Internet & Technology sector. He works closely with many of GA's global portfolio companies in the software, Internet, information and services sectors including Airbnb, Box and Uber in the United States, Decolar, Linx and MercadoLibre in Brazil and Latin America. Prior to moving to Silicon Valley, Brett worked in GA's Hong Kong office, where he focused on opportunities in China and the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to joining General Atlantic, Brett was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley & Co. in its Mergers & Acquisitions department in New York and Menlo Park, and worked to establish Morgan Stanley's Israel office based in Tel Aviv. Brett graduated with honors and as a University Scholar from the Stern School of Business at New York University and earned his M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.