Ray Rothrock, Chairman
Managing General Partner, Venrock Associates
Mr. Rothrock joined Venrock in 1988. His focus is primarily information technology companies and security and energy. Mr. Rothrock also serves on the board of Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) of Tel Aviv, Israel and a number of private boards including Imaginova, Imperva, Jadoo Power Systems, PGP, Qpass, Vontu, and Zia Laser. He previously served on the boards of WholeSecurity (acquired by Symantec, NASDAQ: SYMC), Spyglass (NASDAQ: SPYG), DIGEX (acquired by Intermedia Communications), Pedestal Software (acquired by Altiris, NASDAQ: ALTS) and Haystack Labs (acquired by Trusted Information Systems/Network Associates). He also led Venrock's investment in DoubleClick (NASDAQ: DCLK). Mr. Rothrock received a BS in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A & M University, an MS in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School.
Dr. Parveen Jain
President and CEO, RedSeal Networks, Inc.
Dr. Parveen Jain is a seasoned corporate executive and entrepreneur. Most recently, Parveen
was Co-founder and CEO of JovianDATA which was acquired by MarketShare Partners. Parveen previously was a senior executive for McAfee where he served as Executive Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy and as CMO & EVP of Marketing. Before McAfee, Parveen was Co-founder & CEO of IntruVert Networks, a pioneer in the intrusion detection and prevention market. IntruVert was acquired by McAfee in May 2003. He has 5 granted and several pending patents and has authored over 50 business and professional papers. Parveen holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Parveen is an active angel investor and serves on the boards of multiple startup companies. He is a dedicated philanthropist and an advisor for a number of non-profit organizations including American Foundation for the Blind, South Asian Heart Center, AANA, and Jain Center of Northern California.
CEO, MacLean Risk Partners, LLC
With more than 30 years of information technology industry experience, Rhonda MacLean is founder of MacLean Risk Partners LLC, a consulting firm that provides strategic security and risk advisory services. Prior to founding MacLean Risk Partners, Ms. MacLean was the global leader of Information Security for Barclays, PLC in London, England and Bank of America headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For over 12 years she was responsible for the respective Banks’ security policies; compliance reporting for relevant legal and regulatory statutes; security and risk technology implementations; cyber forensics and e-discovery; and general information risk management awareness. Prior to joining Bank of America in 1996, she was responsible for information security at The Boeing Company, managing Boeing proprietary and government programs. In 2002, Ms. MacLean was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury to serve as the sector coordinator and chairperson of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security. www.fsscc.org. In conjunction with the FSSCC and the Federal Reserve Bank, she was appointed co-chair of the International Critical Infrastructure Working Group in 2007. Over the years numerous awards have been presented to her for visionary industry leadership. Some highlights are: The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) “2003 Women of Vision”; NetworkWorld’s 2003 and 2004 issues named her one of the fifty most powerful people in technology; 2005 CSO’s Compass Award; 2008 EMEA Visionary Award; and most recently in 2009, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Executive Women’s Forum. Ms. MacLean previously served on the Board of Directors for the Vontu Corporation and PGP prior to their respective acquisitions by Symantec Corporation.
MacLean currently serves as chairperson emeritus of the Council Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security and serves on the Board of Directors of several innovative security and fraud prevention companies including: eIQnetworks, Victrio,ThreatMetrix, Inc and RedSeal Systems
Managing Director, Leapfrog Ventures
Mr. Sinclair has over 20 years of senior operating and five years of venture capital experience. He has been CEO of companies that he successfully sold to Microsoft, Novell, and Adobe Systems, and has participated in two IPOs. He started his career with Hewlett-Packard and joined Apple Computer when it was still a small private company. He has raised money from and worked for some of the top venture capital firms. Mr. Sinclair has a BS in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of Stanford Business School's Executive Program for Small Company Presidents.
Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures
Mr. Coxe joined Sutter Hill in 1987 following his tenure with Digital Communications Associates in Atlanta, where he managed T-1 products and directed internal MIS and marketing. Previously, he worked with Lehman Brothers in New York City, where he was a corporate financial analyst specializing in mergers and acquisitions as well as debt and equity financing.
His current directorships include Artisan Partners, Ceon, eLoyalty, FaceTime Communications, NVidia and Ruckus Wireless. He was also responsible for the firm's investment in Alteon Networks, @mobile, Avant!, Edify, Legato, Lynk Systems, Network Appliance, Grand Junction, NCD, OnStream Networks, Synernetics, Primary Access, and XcelleNet. Mr. Coxe graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in economics. He earned his MBA in 1984 from Harvard University's Graduate School of Business.
Managing General Partner, JAFCO Ventures
Joe Horowitz is the Managing General Partner of Jafco Ventures, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. He has been in the venture capital industry for 30 years and in 2003 was instrumental in launching Jafco with its current team. Joe's prior venture capital experience includes a 10-year tenure at U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) from 1982 to 1992 as well as three years with Exxon Enterprises. At USVP, the first deal that he worked on was the seed financing of Sun Microsystems. At Jafco, Joe is on the Board of or actively involved, Devicescape, FireEye, KIXEYE, RedSeal Systems, SocialVibe, SiTime, and TuneIn. Prior Jafco investments include Aster Data Systems (Teradata), Attributor (Digimarc), Clicker (CBS), Infinera (INFN), Meebo (Google), Mimosa Systems (Iron Mountain), Ocarina Networks (Dell), Oodle (QVC), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Posterous (Twitter) and Proofpoint (PFPT). Joe received his MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of Business and earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Columbia University where he also attended Columbia's School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. He is also a former board member of the Western Association of Venture Capital.
Managing Director, OVP Venture Partners
Bill Funcannon joined OVP Venture Partners in 1989, first as Controller and then as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. Bill is responsible for the firm's day-to-day administrative activities and all its financial and reporting functions. Previously, Bill spent eight years as Venture Fund Controller at Hambrecht & Quist, where he managed over $700 million in assets. Prior to H&Q, Bill was a Registered Representative with the brokerage firm of CD Anderson & Company.
In addition to Redseal Networks, his current directorships include LeMond Fitness, and is a back-up Board member for Avenda.
EVP, Worldwide Field Operations, Delphix
Kevin Mosher joined the RedSeal Networks Board in 2012, bringing more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry as a business leader and private investor. He has in-depth insights and experience regarding how to scale early-stage companies with limited resources. Mosher currently serves as executive vice president of worldwide field operations at Delphix, a provider of agile data management products. Previously, he led worldwide field operations for ArcSight, the market leader in SIEM and Log Management, which was acquired by HP in 2010. Mosher drove sales at ArcSight from a few million to more than $400 million in annual sales, including the most successful IPO in Silicon Valley in 2008. Before ArcSight, Mosher served as senior vice president of sales at Portal Software, Inc., a provider of billing and customer management solutions. He grew global sales at Portal from one million to more than $300 million, including a successful IPO in 1999. Mosher began his sales career at Oracle, where he saw the company scale from tens of millions to more than one billion in annual sales. Mosher also served as a board member of Solidcore, which was acquired by McAfee in 2009. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of Connecticut.
Brian Smith joined In-Q-Tel, the not-for-profit, strategic investment arm of the U.S. Intelligence Community, in 2006 and focuses on investments in cyber security, mobility and advanced analytic technologies. Prior to In-Q-Tel, Brian was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch where he held several positions within Corporate Strategy and Finance, and was an Assistant Vice President within the strategic venture capital arm of the Private Client division. He currently serves as a Board Observer to several IQT portfolio companies in addition to RedSeal. Brian earned his BA degree in Economics from Bucknell University and an MBA from Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.