Asheem Chandna, Partner at Greylock Partners
Asheem Chandna is a partner at Greylock Partners, where he invests in entrepreneurs building disruptive enterprise IT infrastructure, software and services companies. He has helped create and build multiple technology businesses to market-leading positions –both as a former operating operating executive and as a venture capitalist. His current company boards and investments include AppDynamics, Aquantia, Avi Networks, Delphix, Innovium, Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Rubrik, and TechProcess. Asheem joined Greylock in 2003 from Check Point Software (CHKP), where he was vice-president of business development and product management. Asheem holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
Dipender Saluja, Managing Director at Capricorn Investment Group
Dipender Saluja is Partner and Managing Director at Capricorn Investment Group. Dipender oversees investments in energy technology, clean tech, and IT. Prior to Capricorn, Dipender was Chief of Staff at Cadence, a global market leader in electronic design, where he built and managed businesses that worked closely with the leading electronics companies around the world. Dipender is also President and CEO of Automatiks Inc, a Capricorn portfolio company developing electronic connectivity platforms for electric & hybrid vehicles, storage and smart grids. He is an electrical & computer engineer by training, and attended UND, the University of Minnesota, and Stanford.
Lip-Bu Tan, Chairman of Walden International
Lip-Bu Tan has served as President and CEO of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. since January 2009 and has been a member of the Cadence Board of Directors since February 2004. He also serves as Chairman of Walden International, a venture capital firm he founded in 1987, and Managing Partner of WRVI Capital. Prior to founding Walden, Tan was Vice President at Chappell & Co. and held management positions at EDS Nuclear and ECHO Energy. He is on the board of Schneider Electric, Softbank Group and HP Enterprise, as well as the Global Semiconductor Association (GSA). He also serves on the Board of Trustees and the School of Engineering Dean’s Council at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Tan is the recipient of the 2016 GSA Morris Chang’s Exemplary Leadership Award. Tan received an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA from the University of San Francisco, and a B.S. from Nanyang University in Singapore.
Mark Stevens, Managing Partner of S-Cubed Capital
Mark A. Stevens is the Managing Partner of S-Cubed Capital. He is a special limited partner and former managing partner at Sequoia Capital, a global venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Mark joined Sequoia in 1989 as an associate and became a partner in 1993. Prior to Sequoia, he was employed at Intel Corporation from 1982 to 1987 in a variety of sales positions. He began his career as member of the technical staff at Hughes Aircraft Company from 1980 to 1982. During his tenure at Sequoia, Mark served as a director of the following companies: Aspect Development (public, merged with i2 Technologies, AtWeb (acquired by Netscape/AOL), Beceem (acquired by Broadcom), Billpoint (acquired by Ebay), Commquest (acquired by IBM), Mobile Peak (acquired by Spreadtrum), MP3.com (public, acquired by Vivendi Universal), NVidia, Pixelworks, Quicklogic, Stratum One (acquired by Cisco), Summit Design (public, acquired by Mentor Graphics), Terayon Communications (public, acquired by Motorola). He was also responsible for Sequoia’s successful investments in Documentum (public, acquired by EMC) and Quickturn (public, acquired by Cadence Design). Mark currently serves on the Board of Directors of Nvidia, Quantenna, Innovium and Second Spectrum. He has served on the Board of Trustees of USC since 2001 (co-chair of the Investment Committee and member of Finance and Executive Committees). He is also a member of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Board of Councilors and is the founder and chairman of the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. He also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School. Mark is a Trustee at Menlo School and serves as co-chair of its current $100M capital campaign. Since 2010, he has been a part time lecturer for a sales management course at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (GSB). Mark is also a minority owner and Executive Board Member of the Golden State Warriors, as well as a trustee of the United States Olympic Committee Foundation. Mark is a past President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC), past chairman of the Stanford University DAPER Venture Fund and past chairman of the Harvard Business School Entrepreneur of the Year Award dinner. Mark earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.A. in Economics (both magna cum laude) from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1981, an M.S. in Computer Engineering from USC in 1984 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1989. His hobbies include basketball, college football, skiing, fishing, vegetable gardening, and reading.
Tatiana Evtushenkova, Partner at Redline Capital
Tatiana is a Partner, member of Redline’s Investment Committee and member of the Board of Directors. She is also CEO of Redline Capital (UK) Ltd. For more than 5 years, Tatiana was an advisor to the CEO of Sberbank of Russia, and head of the Private Equity Initiative, based in Moscow. Prior to joining Sberbank in 2008, Tatiana worked at MTS, where she was Vice President in charge of Strategy and Development, notably leading all M&A operations and corporate finance activities for the entire group. Tatiana also served as a member of the board of directors of MTS. Tatiana’s experience also includes heading M&A and corporate reorganisations for Sistema Telecom, during which time, she gained valuable experience in both the technology and financial services sectors. Tatiana holds a degree in International Economics from the Financial Academy under the Government of Russian Federation and LSE.
Rajiv Khemani, CEO & Founder
Rajiv Khemani is CEO & founder of Innovium. He has over 20 years of business management and leadership experience in startup and public companies. Previously Rajiv was COO of Cavium (nasdaq: CAVM), a leading cloud and mobile infrastructure solutions company. At Cavium, he held executive roles over a 10-year period leading marketing, sales, engineering & operations, helping the company achieve a successful IPO and a multi-billion dollar valuation. Rajiv also spent 5 years at Intel (nasdaq: INTC), where he was GM of Intel’s network processor business. He joined Intel as a result of the acquisition of Netboost, a network processor startup. Earlier in his career, he worked at Netapp and Sun Microsystems. Rajiv is also an investor in several infrastructure software startups and has served on the Management Board of the Stanford Business School. He holds an MBA from Stanford University, an MS CS from NYU and a BS in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Delhi.