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    Venktesh Shukla

    Founder & General Partner

    Shukla has an impressive track record as a seed stage investor first as the Founding Chair of TiE Angels and, since 2014, as the Founder and General Partner of Monta Vista Capital. Prior to his career as a seed stage investor, Venk had a proven track record of leading companies through rapid growth in his roles in sales, marketing and…
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    Roger Krakoff

    General Partner

    Roger is a successful early stage enterprise venture capitalist. For over twenty years he has invested in a wide range of leading technology enabled solutions focused on improving the productivity and efficiency of businesses.   He seed funded or helped start over 30 companies focused on enterprise computing including DocuSign (DOCU) and Acquia (acquired by Vista Equity) and Cloud Technology…
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    Prashant Shah


    Prashant is a Partner at Monta Vista Capital. He has been an early stage venture investor since 2001 when he was with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, an early stage VC focused on enterprise and infrastructure software. Prior to Hummer Winblad, Prashant spent many years defining and launching high tech products. His background spans all seven layers of the OSI stack,…
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    Glen Anderson


    Glen has served a variety of engineering and management roles for eleven companies in Silicon Valley since 1990, including two bootstraps and one VC-funded start-up. He began his career in the VLSI design team of Sun Microsystem’s UltraSPARC, moved to Electronic Design Automation software tools, and then to data networking. For the most recent eleven years he was at Google,…
  • Headshot of Sameer Chopra

    Sameer Chopra


    Sameer is an operator turned VC, and a seasoned Analytics and AI/ML executive.  Most recently he was the Head of Siri’s Data Science and Product Insights at Apple. He brings more than two decades of advanced analytics experience, driving Marketing/Product/Customer growth.  He is a recognized thought leader in the space and has led many established firms such as Orbitz Worldwide/Expedia,…
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    Job Simon

    Venture Advisor and CTO

    Job Simon was until recently VP and CTO of Business Technology at Workday, responsible for overall Architecture strategy for IT, Alpha Lab, Digital Strategy and Advanced Analytics Technology. Prior to that he was VP of Enterprise Architecture & Strategy at Salesforce. He was the CTO of Data Products at Cymer where he lead a Data Science team, using Predictive models…

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