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Managing Director, EMC Ventures
General Partner, ONSET Ventures
Founder & General Partner, Diamondhead Ventures
Chief Information Officer, Stanford University

I am currently focused on Software Defined Data Center, Cloud and Mobility related investments.

I have 20 years operating experience in enterprise and internet infrastructure. Subsequent to 16 exciting years at Stanford University where I was involved in developing new technologies and running the IT organization to support academic and business users, I started Diamondhead Ventures and have been focused on making investments in IT infrastructure related companies.

I have invested in broad range of IT companies -- semiconductors; networking; enterprise and internet infrastructure; and information security. I have been fortunate and many of my investments had exits valued at over $1 billion. I was named in the Forbes Midas List as a top 100 dealmaker in 2008 and 2009.

I am one of the early charter members of The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE) and have published four technical books on topics including networking and distributed computing.

Specialties: My experience as a former CTO and CIO helps me understand needs of enterprise IT executives and I am able to help guide my portfolio companies understand perspective of enterprise IT buyers.

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