Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Aneel Bhusri is a Partner at Greylock and Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive at Workday. Aneel joined Greylock in 1999 from PeopleSoft, where he was named vice chairman after several years as the company's senior vice president in charge of product strategy, business development and marketing. At PeopleSoft, he was responsible for developing and guiding all product strategy, corporate and product marketing. He also led the company's business 2.2.2development efforts in key areas such as new product development, vertical market initiatives and corporate expansion. Prior to PeopleSoft, Aneel held positions in both venture capital and corporate finance. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and a bachelor of science and arts in electrical engineering and economics from Brown University. Aneel currently serves on the Boards of Cloudera and Workday. Aneel is the former Chairman of Data Domain (acquired by EMC). In addition to PeopleSoft, Aneel formerly served on the boards of PolyServe (acquired by HP), Corio (acquired by IBM), Outlooksoft (acquired by SAP), Marimba (acquired by BMC Software), Perfigo (acquired by Cisco), SeeBeyond, (acquired by Sun Microsystems) and Vantive (acquired by PeopleSoft). Aneel also represented Greylock's investment in Unicru (acquired by Kronos).
Aneel was named to the Forbes Midas List in 2009 (#8) and 2008 (#16) and to the AlwaysOn Top 100 List of VCs in 2009.
Tom Buiocchi is Chief Executive Officer of Drobo. Prior to joining Drobo, Tom was an Executive in Residence at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Prior to Mohr Davidow, Tom held executive-level roles at Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. where he was instrumental in sales and marketing strategies that resulted in significant market share gains and revenue growth from 2003 to 2008. Prior to Brocade, Tom spent more than 20 years in a range of marketing and strategy management positions for leading technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Apex Systems, and Rhapsody.
Tom earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Will Porteous is a General Partner with RRE Ventures. Before joining the venture capital industry, Will held senior management positions in marketing and product management with SupplyWorks and NetMarket, the e-commerce pioneer now owned by Cendant Corp. He is a Director of BuzzFeed, Electric Cloud, Liquid Machines, Peek, Skyhook Wireless and Xobni and a former Director of Frictionless Commerce (acquired by SAP) and Tacit Networks (acquired by PKTR). He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia Business School and as Chairman of the Dockery Farms Foundation which he founded.
Will holds an MBA from Harvard University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA with Honors from Stanford University where he served as Captain of the Varsity Crew.
Ron joined NEA in 2010 as a Venture Partner focused on information technology and energy technology investments. Prior to joining NEA, Ron was a Partner at Sequel Venture Partners where he focused on cleantech, enterprise infrastructure and enterprise software investments. While at Sequel, he led the firm's investment in HelioVolt and Buzzwire. Ron previously served as a Venture Partner at Sutter Hill Ventures, where he led the firm's investments in Data Domain, Drobo, ProStor, LifeSize, Indicative and Redseal. Prior to joining Sutter Hill Ventures, Ron worked for Cisco Systems as Vice President of Operations for the Product Technology Groups and the Service Provider Line of Business. He joined Cisco following the acquisition of Growth Networks in 2000, where he was President and CEO. Ron co-founded Growth Networks, a fabless Internet switching fabric semiconductor company, in 1998 while serving as an entrepreneur-in-residence at NEA. Prior to working with NEA, he spent more than seven years with Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) in roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice president and General Manager of the $1 billion-plus server division and President of the MIPS group, the microprocessor subsidiary of SGI. Ron was also Vice President of Engineering and COO of Edge Computer, a computer company he co-founded in 1983. Ron is also a director of Boulder Wind Power and ProStor. Previous board memberships include Data Domain (acquired by EMC), HelioVolt, LifeSize (acquired by Logitech), Indicative (acquired by Nimsoft) and Redseal.
A strong advocate of alternative energy technologies, Ron is a founding member and chairman of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association and serves on the board of the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from DeVry Institute of Technology.
Ron E. F. Codd
Ron is an independent consultant and corporate director with 30 years of experience working with high technology, high growth firms in financial and general management roles. From late 2007 to early 2008, he was the Interim CEO of UltraCell Corporation, a designer, manufacturer and marketer of micro fuel cells. From 1999 to 2002, he was the the President and CEO of Momentum Business Applications, Inc., a software development company specializing in the development of analytic, e-business, and industry-specific application software. From 1991 to 1998, he was the CFO and SVP Finance and Administration for PeopleSoft, Inc. During his 7-year tenure at PeopleSoft, he managed PeopleSoft’s successful Initial Public Offering in 1992 and oversaw its growth in annualized revenues from $15 million to $1.5 billion. Prior to that, he held a series of senior management positions with MIPS Computer Systems, Wyse Technology, and Tandem Computers.
Ron has a Masters in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Business from the University of California, Berkeley. He has earned the following credentials: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), and Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM). He is a member of the adjunct faculty of Golden Gate University.
Ron is presently on the boards of Rocket Fuel, Inc., Veeva Systems, Inc., and ServiceNow, Inc.