Board of Directors
President of Currie Capital
Mr. Currie had previously worked at General Atlantic in private equity and previously was a partner and co-founder of the Barksdale Group, an early-stage venture capital firm. Prior to his investment activities, Currie served as chief financial officer for Netscape Communications, leading the company through its IPO in 1995. Before Netscape, he served as chief financial officer of McCaw Cellular Communications and also worked at Morgan Stanley. Currie has served on the boards of CNET, Critical Path, Clearwire, Safeco, Ofoto, Tellme Networks, Sun Microsystems, and Zantaz and is currently on the board of Twitter and Schlumberger. He earned an MBA from Stanford University and went to Williams College.
Partner at Greylock Partners
Bill Helman is a Partner at Greylock Partners. He is focused on investments in the consumer services, enterprise software, and biotechnology sectors. Mr. Helman has led Greylock's investments in Zipcar (ZIP), Aveo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: AVEO), Exact Sciences, Upromise (merged with Sallie Mae), Outlooksoft (merged with SAP), Tessera (merged with IXL), Ontogeny (merged with Curis), Hyperion Software (merged with Oracle), Filene's Basement, Pharmacopeia, Millennium Pharmaceuticals (merged with Takeda), Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Mitotix (merged with GPC Biotech) and Reveal Imaging (merged with SAIC).
Co-Founder and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
Mr. Horowitz is responsible for the Andreessen Horowitz L.P. and Andreessen Horowitz II, L.P. funds. He was a co-founder and chief executive officer of Opsware, which was acquired by HP in 2007. Horowitz then served as vice president and general manager of Business Technology Optimization for Software at HP. Earlier, he was vice president and general manager of America Online's E-commerce Platform division, where he oversaw development of the company's flagship Shop@AOL service. Previously, Horowitz ran several product divisions at Netscape Communications. He also served as vice president of Netscape's directory and security product line. Before joining Netscape in July 1995, he held various senior product marketing positions at Lotus Development Corporation. Horowitz serves as a Director of Okta, SnapLogic Inc., Factual, Inc., Propel Software Corporation, Skype S.à r.l., and Aliph, Inc. and serves as a Member of the Advisory Board of NearbyNow, Inc. He received an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University.
Managing Director of Redpoint Ventures
Geoff Yang is a Founding Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Geoff was a general partner with IVP, a firm he joined in 1987.
Geoff emphasizes investments in consumer media and infrastructure. His media and advertising investments include Ask Jeeves, Clicker, Efficient Frontier, Excite, Machinima, MySpace and TiVo. His networking investments include Calix, Foundry Networks, Juniper Networks, MMC Networks and Wellfleet.
In addition, Geoff was founding director or previously led investments in Agile Networks, Applied Digital Access, Centillion, Collabra, Crescendo, Golfweb, JotSpot, Netcore Systems, Netlink, Promatory, Rapid City, Shasta Networks and Whitetree.
Geoff is currently on the Advisory Council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and previously served on the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) as well as a Director of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC).
Prior to joining IVP, Geoff was an Associate with First Century Partners and a Marketing Representative at IBM Corp.
Geoff holds a B.S.E. in Engineering from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Founder and CEO of Tidemark
Always seeking to maximize the value to users from technology innovation, Christian Gheorghe has wide-ranging entrepreneurial experience in the design, architecture, development, and deployment of enterprise performance management software. Gheorghe was formerly senior vice president and chief technology officer at SAP, where he drove the technology direction of SAP's EPM and GRC business units before, during, and after the acquisition of Business Objects. Gheorghe joined SAP from OutlookSoft, where he significantly expanded the vision of OutlookSoft's unified application platform with the release of OutlookSoft 5 and the subsequent acquisition of OutlookSoft by SAP. His successful track record of building and leading companies led to the sales of Saxe Marketing (marketing analytics), Customer Insight (customer relationship management), TIAN Software (business activity monitoring), and OutlookSoft (corporate performance management).