Bruce Bauer, Senior Managing Director, Newbury Ventures
Bruce is a founder of Newbury and has spent more than 20 years in the venture capital industry. At Newbury, Bruce focuses on investments in security, imaging, sensors, IT and enterprise software products and services. Bruce led the firm’s investments in, and has served on the Boards of Sentillion, Okena (acquired by Cisco), MessageGate, PacificEdge (acquired by Serena), Hydrocision, PS’Soft and Sensor Platforms.
Dan Brown, CEO, Sensor Platforms
Dan was most recently a Technology Partner at Arrowpath Ventures. He was also the CEO of OnSite Systems where he successfully doubled revenue prior to the company’s acquisition. Before that, he served in business development, marketing and executive product management at Centerpoint Broadband Technologies and Mayan Networks. Dan also led the development of network infrastructure and customer solutions as Vice President of Engineering at FirstWorld Communications, a Denver-based CLEC. He has held other high level and technical management positions at 3Com and British Telecom.
Charles P. Carinalli, Principal, Carinalli Ventures
Mr. Carinalli has been a Principal of Carinalli Ventures since 2002 and has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. From 1999 to 2001, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Adaptive Silicon, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company. From 1996 to 1999 he was President and CEO of Wavespan Corporation. He previously worked in several management and executive positions with National Semiconductor Corporation from 1970 to 1996, including as senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer from 1992 to 1996. Mr. Carinalli is a director of Atmel Corporation, Extreme Networks, Inc. and Fairchild Semiconductor.
Clay Johnson, CEO, IOnU
Clay Johnson is currently the CEO and board member at CPU Tech which produces secure processors that protect software and systems from reverse engineering. Clay has more than 25 years of experience in semiconductors and development tools. He spent more than sixteen years at Xilinx where his last position was VP/GM of the General Products Division.
Vivek Mohindra, Partner, New Science Ventures
Vivek Mohindra joined New Science Ventures as a Partner in April 2013. He serves on the Board of Directors of GlobalFoundries, Inc., Sensor Platforms, Inc., Mangstor, Inc. and Ferric Semiconductor, Inc. Vivek joined NSV from TPG Capital where he was an Operating Group Partner working with portfolio companies on strategy, growth and operational issues, and with deal teams on due diligences. Prior to TPG, Vivek served as SVP of Strategy and Business Transformation for Freescale Semiconductor and held several senior executive roles at Dell in Product Group, Marketing and as VP/GM of Dell’s North America SMB Group. Vivek joined Dell from McKinsey & Company where he was a Partner. At McKinsey, he was co–leader of McKinsey’s global Semiconductor practice, as well as its Asian High Tech & Telecoms practices based in Seoul. Vivek holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) in addition to an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in Semiconductor Processing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Morgan Rodd, Managing Partner, Arrowpath Venture Capital
Morgan is a Managing Partner of Arrowpath Venture Capital and brings over 15 years of experience with information technology companies as an investor, investment banker and finance executive. He focuses primarily on investments in application and infrastructure software, with an emphasis on security, data management and data integration. Morgan currently serves on the Board, or is a Board observer, of Actional, Gamma Technologies, Immunix (acquired by Novell), Saqqara, and Siperian. Prior investments and Board seats include NetSec (acquired by MCI), Security Focus (acquired by Symantec) and Sanera Systems (acquired by McData).