Shlomo KramerPresident and CEO, Imperva
In 2006, Shlomo Kramer was selected by Network World magazine as one of 20 luminaries who changed the network industry.
Prior to founding Imperva, Kramer co-founded Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. in 1993. At Check Point, he served in various executive roles through 1998 and as a member of the board of directors through 2003. While at Check Point, Kramer played a key role in defining and creating several category-defining products and solutions, including FireWall-1, VPN-1, FloodGate-1, Check Point's OPSEC alliance, and Check Point's security appliance program.
He has participated as an early investor and board member in a number of security and enterprise software companies including Palo Alto Networks, Trusteer, Confidela, and Worklight. Kramer received a Masters degree in Computer Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.
Asheem ChandnaGreylock Partners
Asheem Chandna is a Partner at Greylock Partners, where he is focused on helping entrepreneurs create and build the next generation of enterprise companies. His current company boards include AppDynamics, Aquantia, Delphix, Imperva (IMPV), and Palo Alto Networks (PANW).
Chandna joined Greylock in 2003 from Check Point Software, where he was vice-president of business development and product management. Prior to Check Point, Chandna was vice-president of marketing with CoroNet Systems (CPWR). Previously, Chandna held strategic marketing and product line positions with SynOptics/Bay Networks and AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Chandna is a charter member of TiE Silicon Valley, on the panel of judges for the Wall Street Journal Global Technology Innovation Awards, on the advisory board for the RSA Conference, and a mentor at Stanford's StartX student accelerator. Born and raised in India, Chandna holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
Theresia GouwAccel Partners
Theresia Gouw has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2002. Currently, Gouw is a Partner at Accel Partners, which she joined in 1999, where she focuses on software investments, with a specific interest in social commerce, vertical media, security and consumer internet/mobile applications. Gouw currently also serves as a board member of Trulia, Inc. and various private software and technology companies that are portfolio companies of Accel Partners, as well as the National Venture Capital Association. Gouw holds an Sc.B. in engineering from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Steven Krausz has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2003. Krausz has held various roles at the venture capital firm U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), and is currently a Managing Member. Prior to joining USVP, Krausz held various operating roles at BTI Computes, Inc., Daisy Systems Corporation, Direct Inc. and NASA Ames Research Center. Mr. Krausz currently also serves on the board of directors of Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE). Krausz is also currently a director for a number of private companies. Mr. Krausz holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Albert A. "Rocky" PimentelEVP Seagate
Pimentel is a technology industry veteran with more than 30 years of growth management and change-management experience with small, midsize, and large companies. The executive vice president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Seagate, Pimentel leads the global team comprising Sales, Sales Operations, Product Line Management, Marketing and Retail.
His diverse career experience includes having served as COO and CFO of McAfee, and SVP and CFO of LSI Logic. His lengthy high-technology background also includes serving the board of directors for a number of public and private companies, as well as senior leadership positions at Glu Mobile, Zone Labs, WebTV Networks and Redpoint Ventures.
Pimentel is also a member of the editorial advisory board for CFO magazine, a publication of The Economist magazine. In addition, he is the advisory board vice chair of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business where he received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce.
Frank SlootmanCEO, ServiceNow
Frank Slootman is the CEO of ServiceNow, a leader in cloud-based IT infrastructure management. Prior, Slootman was the CEO of Data Domain, an enterprise storage company that went public on NASDAQ in 2007. After Data Domain was acquired in 2009 by EMC, Slootman went on to serve for 18 months as a division executive at EMC. Prior to joining Data Domain in 2003, Slootman was senior vice president of product operations at Borland Software where he ran the company's engineering and product management function. Slootman also spent seven years at Compuware as general manager of UNIFACE in Amsterdam and general manager of the EcoSystems division in Campbell, Calif. He started his career at Burroughs Corporation in Detroit and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Netherlands School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam in his native Holland. Currently, Slootman also serves as a venture partner with Greylock Partners and in an advisory role with the Backup Recovery Systems (BRS) division of EMC.
Dave Strohm has 30 years of experience as an early-stage venture capital investor, principally in the information technology industry. He has been a primary investor, and served in board leadership roles, in several companies which have grown to become publicly-traded. This experience has provided him with a deep understanding of the IT industry, and the drivers of structural change and high-growth opportunities in IT. He has also gained significant experience overseeing corporate strategy, assessing operating plans, and evaluating and developing business leaders.
Mr. Strohm has been a Venture Partner of Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm, since January 2001, and was a General Partner of Greylock from 1980 to 2001. Mr. Strohm is also a director of VMware, Inc. and EMC. Strohm is a former director of DoubleClick, Inc., Internet Security Systems, Inc., and Successfactors, Inc.. Mr. Strohm holds a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Mr. Tolonen has served as a director since July 2012. Mr. Tolonen was senior vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer at Business Objects, S.A. from January 2003 until its acquisition by SAP AG in January 2008. In this capacity, Mr. Tolonen managed the global finance, tax, information technology and administrative organizations of Business Objects. Prior to his employment by Business Objects, Mr. Tolonen held senior executive positions at IGN Entertainment, Inc. (a subsidiary of News Corporation), CyberMedia, Inc. and Novell, Inc., and served on the boards of directors of Blue Coat Systems, Inc., CyberMedia, Inc., IGN Entertainment, Inc. and Taleo Corporation. Mr. Tolonen serves on the board of directors of The Coral Reef Alliance, a not for profit entity. Mr. Tolonen holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.