Benjamin Horowitz is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He also serves as a Board Member at United Masters, Sisu, Okta and Magnet Syste He was a co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP in 2007 and was appointed 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. Previously, he ran several product divisions at Netscape Communications. He also served as vice president of Netscape's widely acclaimed Directory and Security product line. Before joining Netscape in July 1995, he held various senior product marketing positions at Lotus Development Corporation. He also serves as Board Observer at Gainspeed. He has a BA in Computer Science from Columbia University and an MS in Computer Science from UCLA. He serves on the board of many companies including Foursquare, SnapLogic,Tidemark Systems and Databricks, Jawbone, Lytro, Magnet Systems, Nicira, 3dna, Tidemark, medium & SignalFuse. He is also the Co-Founder of usermind. He also serves as Advisor at A.Capital Ventures.
Mitch has been in the venture capital industry for over 20 years and has backed over 40 startup companies including Swell (Acquired by Apple),W.I.S Technologies (Acquired by Micronas), LiveRamp (NYSE: RAMP), and Fortinet(NASDAQ: FTNT).
Mitch has worked for years networking to promote business expansion between Asia and the US. With his comprehensive background, he leverages his experience of collaborating with numerous entrepreneurs to help portfolio companies grow.
Among the many fields DNX invests in, he has a special passion for Enterprise Services and Fintech. At DNX, He has led investments in PayJoy and SafeGraph, and serves on the boards of Banzai, Creadits, Paystand and Peatix.
Mitch is also an entrepreneur. Prior to building DNX, he started a US investment operation for a Japanese venture capital firm from the ground up. Mitch holds a BC, International Business from Curtin University in Australia and an MA, Economics from Boston University
Samir Kaul is the Founding General Partner at Khosla Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at Vicarious Surgical. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Calera as well as Sakti3. Previously, he was a member of Flagship Ventures, a venture capital firm, from 2002 to May 2006. Prior to Flagship, he worked at The Institute for Genomic Research. He currently serves on the board of directors of Amyris and on the boards of directors of several private companies. He focuses on sustainability investing including food and agriculture. He has been a leading investor in Hampton Creek Food, Sand Hill Foods, OSCAR Health, Soraa and View, among many others. A number of Samir's investments have achieved significant results including Ausra (acquired by AREVA) and NanoH20, acquired by LG Chem.
Consumer technology that is reimagining the way we live. This includes how we shop (commerce infrastructure, creative shopping experiences, and digital native consumer brands), where we live (real estate, transportation/micro-mobility), and how tech can improve our health and wellness (fertility/reproductive health, aging, and mental health)