Todd Kimmel is the Founder and serves as Managing Director & Managing Partner at Montage Ventures. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Batch. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Parasail. Kimmel is a Board Member at Sure, Pager, WorkIt Health, and Peek Travel Services. He served as Principal at Advanced Technology Ventures. Kimmel joined Mayfield from Advanced Technology Ventures, a bi-coastal venture capital firm, where he led cleantech investing in its West Coast office. Kimmel was also the co-founder and President of Coskata, a leading next-generation bio-fuels company, where he helped drive key product development, technology and financing milestones. Prior to venture capital, Kimmel was a co-founder and Senior Vice President at Innovance, a Canadian-based developer of optical networking solutions for telecommunications service providers and worked in investment banking with Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc. in New York. He served as the Board Member at Project September. Kimmel holds a B.A. from Amherst College and was a history major.
Kirsten Green is the Founder and serves as a Managing Director & General Partner at Forerunner Ventures. She also serves as the Board Member at Rockets of Awesome, Draper James, Glossier and Outdoor Voices. Kirsten Green is the Founder and serves as Managing Director at Forerunner Ventures. Previously, she was an adviser to TSG Consumer Partners. Before founding Forerunner Ventures, Kirsten was an analyst in the equity research department at Banc of America Securities (Montgomery Securities). Prior to that, she was an associate at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Kirsten graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Business Economics, and she holds a CPA license and a CFA certification. Kirsten serves on the board and executive committee of the Full Circle Fund.
Arjan Schutte is the Founder & serves as the Managing Partner at Core Innovation Capital. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Center for Financial Services Innovation ("CFSI"), the nation's leading authority on the underbanked market. He was a senior manager at CFSI from its inception in 2004 until 2010, when Core was launched. He served as the Board Member at Banking Up. Schutte is a passionate industry expert. He is cited broadly, and regularly speaks at industry conferences. He has invested in some of the most innovative companies serving the underbanked, including AccountNow, iSend, L2C, and Plastyc. Prior to CFSI, Arjan spent 12 years as an entrepreneur in several venture backed companies in technology leadership, consulting and general management roles at Pierian Spring Software, Cognitive Concepts (was sold to Houghton Mifflin), Capella Learning (now NASDAQ: CPLA), and DoTheGood, among others. Arjan earned an MS from the Media Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as an Interval Research Fellow and a BA in Philosophy and Communication at Lewis & Clark College.
Dave Munichiello serves as General Partner at GV. His background is in building and leading fast-growing, highly technical organizations under pressure in ambiguous environments. Dave joins Google Ventures from the executive leadership team of Kiva Systems where he helped grow the eCommerce-enabling robotics company to ultimately sell to Amazon for $775 million. Dave's four years at Kiva were spent launching, leading, and growing several client-facing organizations. He established a reputation for consistently recruiting top talent and both building and leading high-performing tea Dave played a key role at Kiva through its first year of integration with Amazon as the two companies partnered to maximize Kiva's impact and shape Amazon's perspective on industrial automation. Dave's career prior to Kiva included management consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and leading teams as a Captain in the U.S. military's most elite units. His military leadership roles ranged from running a high-tech organization in Europe; to serving as an Aide de Camp to the Four Star General responsible for U.S. forces in Europe, Africa, and Afghanistan; to deploying with elite special operations teams worldwide, ensuring they were enabled by the world's most advanced technologies. Dave holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Emory University in math and computer science.
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Andy Chen serves as Chief Executive Officer at Aspiro and Preview Networks. He serves as Board Member at Falcon Social. Andy Chen served as the Chief Executive Officer at Wimp Music. He is a venture partner at Vectr Ventures. He served as Chairman at VideofyMe.
Sunny Dhillon serves as Partner at Signia Venture Partners. He joined the Signia team in 2012 after launching his own location-based mobile startup named Barstool and investing in early stage technology companies for New World Ventures in LA and Chicago. He was previously an M&A analyst in technology investment banking at Rothschild in London, a business development manager at a venture backed spin-off of New Line Cinema, and a corporate strategist for Warner Bros.He is a mentor for various incubators in Silicon Valley and is on the board of Cents of Relief, a charity based in Connecticut that focuses on reducing human trafficking in Indian urban slums. He is also a board member for Next Gen Partners, the Valley's leading venture capital mentoring organization.Sunny invests across consumer and enterprise sector startups, with a particular interest in gaming, consumer, and digital health.Sunny graduated with his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was a Lee Hague Scholar. He has an undergraduate honors degree in Economics & Management from Oxford University and a master's in International Relations & History from the London School of Economics (LSE), where he graduated with distinction. He served as Board Observer at Artillery Games. He also serves as Board Member at Drifter Entertainment. He serves as an Advisor at TheWaveVR.
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
Seth Berman is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Susa Ventures. Prior to Susa, Seth worked at The Richemont Group, doing strategic marketing across their brand portfolio for nine years. Richemont is a publicly traded company on the Swiss stock exchange (CFR:VX) which owns luxury brands that include Cartier, Mont Blanc, and Chloe. Seth used non-traditional marketing tactics to grow brands by creating cultural awareness and purpose behind Richemont products. He has worked with Richemont's investments doing idea exchange and re-focusing management with strategic planning. His previous experience includes launching Formula 1 Racing in the United States. Seth graduated from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business in 2000.
Alex Bard serves as Partner at Redpoint Ventures. He also served as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Campaign Monitor. He served as the Executive Vice President & General Manager in Salesforce.com. He has been a part of the founding team of 4 internet start ups including eShare Technologies (Customer Service Software, 1996-1999), eAssist Global Solutions (Customer Service Software, 1999-2004), Goowy Media (Widget Analytics Platform, 2004-2008) and Assistly (Customer Service Software, 2009 - Now). He has held executive roles including Vice President Customer Solutions - eShare, VP Sales / Marketing - eAssist, CEO - Goowy, VP Products AOL, and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Assistly. He is also an advisor / investor in several start-ups including Watercooler, Offandaway, Foodzie and Irata labs (acquired by IGN). Previously, he was an Advisor at True Ventures. He is also an angel investor. He is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has sold companies to Salesforce and AOL. He also serves as an Angel Investor.
Stuart Peterson is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at ARTIS Ventures. Before forming ARTIS in 2001, Stuart was a Managing Director of The Cypress Funds, where he was responsible for the firm's technology sector investments and strategy. Stuart was a Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager with Portfolio Advisory Services focused on growth company investment management. Stuart currently serves on the board of directors for Stem CentRx, a stem cell centric cancer therapy company. He is also a board advisor for Omicia, a genomic interpretation platform. Stuart currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the SF MOMA and is actively involved in the Tipping Point Community and MCDS. Stuart received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and his M.B.A. in Analytic Finance from The University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. He also serves as Strategic Advisor at Abstract Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at TAE Life Sciences.