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Tom Byers - Professor, Stanford University
Tom Byers is a Professor and deputy chair of the Management Science and Engineering Department at Stanford University, where he focuses on high-tech entrepreneurship education. He is founder and academic director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) and leads its unique Mayfield Fellows Program. Tom is also an advisor to several entrepreneurship organizations, including the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).
Scott Dunlap - Vice President of Marketing, Avolent
Scott Dunlap is responsible for worldwide marketing and product management at Avolent. Prior to joining the Avolent team, Scott was the Managing Director of the Kovi Group, a consulting firm specializing in product design and sales strategies for technology companies. He was also an early executive at Loudcloud (now Opsware, ticker:OPSW) and E.piphany (ticker: EPNY) as both the VP, Marketing and VP, Product Management, as well as a Technical Architect for Andersen Consulting in its health care and financial services practice. In addition, Scott is the cofounder of 4Charity.com, a service provider for the nonprofit sector which enables organizations to achieve their goals more efficiently through web-based solutions.
H. Irving Grousbeck - Consulting Professor of Mgmt., Stanford University
Irv Grousbeck is a Consulting Professor at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and serves in a number of community-oriented roles. Irv is the Co-director of the Stanford Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, an organization focused on providing resources and networking to Business School students, alums, and entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a company. As a trustee of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Irv is recognized as an active member of the non-profit and philanthropic community.
Guy Kawasaki - Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures
Guy Kawasaki founder of Garage Technology Ventures. Currently, Guy is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, and Chairman of Garage. Prior to this, he was an Apple Fellow at Apple Computer, Inc. A noted speaker and the founder of various personal computer companies, Guy was one of the individuals responsible for the success of the Macintosh computer. He is also the author of seven books including Rules for Revolutionaries, How to Drive Your Competition Crazy, and The Macintosh Way.
Mike Levinthal - Venture Partner, Mayfield Fund
Mike Levinthal is a Venture Partner at the Mayfield Fund and is a member of the enterprise software team. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors at Altiris (ATRS), Concur Technologies (CNQR), Eunoe, Instill, Military Advantage, and The Motley Fool. Mike also sits on the Boards of the Forever Young Foundation and Interplast, and is on the advisory board of Stanford Technology Venture Program (STVP).
Tracey Pettengill - Nonprofit Advisor
Most recently, Tracey was CEO of 4charity, a technology company whose vision is to make philanthropy accessible, convenient, and efficient for companies and their employees. Prior to this role, she executed merger and acquisition transactions in the Technology Group of Robertson Stephens Investment Banking, which she joined after receiving her M.B.A. from Stanford. While in business school, Tracey spent a summer working with Calvert Ventures, one of the first social venture capital funds in the country, and volunteered to provide strategic advice to the Grameen Bank, the world-renowned institutional leader in rural micro-lending.
Ted Schlein - Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
As a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Ted Schlein focuses on enterprise security and applications, infrastructure and services. Ted also managed the KPCB Java Fund, formed to invest in Java technology-based companies and related Internet, Intranet, networking and communications companies. He serves on the board of ArcSight, Corio, eVolution, Evant, Fortify, IronPlanet, Ketera Technologies, Linuxcare, and oversees the company's interest in Internet Security Systems and New Vine Logistics.
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