Operating Partner, NewView Capital
Tim Connor has 35 years experience working with high growth, technology driven companies. I’ve been on all sides of the entrepreneurial ecosystem as a venture capital investor, investment banker and operating executive with private and public companies.
Chief Executive Officer
Subbu currently serves as President and CEO at Aerospike. Subbu has over 25 years of experience leading teams at many innovative enterprise technology companies. He is passionate about monetizing and scaling businesses to reach their full potential. Subbu has held executive leadership roles at several technology companies including Oracle, Veritas Software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell EMC and Riverbed Technology.
Co-founder and Managing Director, Sumeru Equity Partners
George Kadifa is a co-founder and managing director of Sumeru Equity Partners. Kadifa has three decades of operating experience in the technology sector. Prior to joining Sumeru Equity Partners, Kadifa was most recently executive vice president, Strategic Relationships, HP. Reporting to the HP CEO and member of Executive Committee, Kadifa was responsible for leading growth initiatives and alliance programs with key partners, service providers and the largest customers. Kadifa previously served as executive vice president of HP Software. He led HP’s $4-billion software business that includes IT/Cloud Operations Management, Application Delivery Management, Enterprise Security and HP Big Data. Kadifa previously served as operating partner at Silver Lake, a global technology investment firm with over $26 billion of assets under management. He was responsible for driving growth and operational improvement in a wide range of enterprises within the company portfolio of the firm’s large-cap investment fund. Kadifa has significant expertise in building and managing technology businesses. He has held various leadership positions at technology and management consulting companies such as IBM, Corio Corporation (founder), Oracle, Booz-Allen & Hamilton and Xerox. Kadifa holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the American University in Beirut, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A., with Honors, from the University of Chicago.
Partner, Alsop Louie Partners
Gilman Louie is a partner of Alsop Louie Partners, a venture capital fund focused on helping entrepreneurs start companies. He is also the former CEO of In-Q-Tel, a private nonprofit venture capital firm that invests in private companies on behalf of a wide range of United States intelligence agencies. Prior to In-Q-Tel, he ran a publicly traded company called Spectrum HoloByte which ultimately was acquired by Hasbro Corporation, where he served as chief creative officer of Hasbro Interactive and general manager of the Games.com. He serves as a member of the board of directors of the Markle Foundation and is chairman of the board of the Federation of American Scientists. Gilman is also an advisor to the US intelligence community.
Senior Vice President and Chief Enterprise Architect, PayPal
Erich Ringewald is Senior Vice President and Chief Enterprise Architect at PayPal. He has spent over 30 years leading engineering and development teams at early stage startups as well as large, publicly traded companies. Before joining PayPal, Erich was Senior Vice President of Enterprise Architecture, Web and Mobile engineering at American Express. He led engineering and development teams at Amazon, Apple, Be, Boku, and Accept.
Srini V Srinivasan
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Srini V Srinivasan is a Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Aerospike. When it comes to databases, Srini Srinivasan is one of the recognized pioneers of Silicon Valley. He has two decades of experience designing, developing and operating high scale infrastructures. He also has over a dozen patents in database, web, mobile and distributed systems technologies. Srini co-founded Aerospike to solve the scaling problems he experienced with Oracle databases while he was Senior Director of Engineering at Yahoo. Srini has a B.Tech, Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.