Partner at Greylock Ventures
Dave is a 30-year veteran at Greylock and Director at EMC Corporation and VMware. Dave’s primary areas of focus have been on enterprise technology (especially enterprise software), and electronic design. He has been an early/ founding investor in more than 30 companies. Among these, 10 have become publicly-traded, including Mentor Graphics, Ascend Communications, Legato, Forte Software, Doubleclick, and Internet Security Systems. He has also been an early/founding investor in more than 20 companies which have resulted in successful mergers, including ccMail (Lotus/IBM); Kiva (Netscape/Sun); Octane Software (ePiphany); Net Effect (AskJeeves); Decru (Network Appliance); and Wily (Computer Associates).
Dave is also on the board of AtHoc, Bounty Jobs, EMC Corporation, OpenDNS, Progreso Financiero, Tabula and VMware.
He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Harvard Business School.
Founder and Managing Director of Tugboat Ventures
Dave is the founder and Managing Director of Tugboat Ventures. Prior to founding Tugboat, Dave was a Managing Director of TPG Ventures, the founding CEO and a former board member of Good Technology (acquired by Motorola), the co-founder of Drugstore.com, a co-founding board member of Newschools Venture Fund, and the general manager and president of Optical Engineering, Inc. Dave also worked at Netscape, Hewlett Packard and Bain and served as an Associate Partner of Kleiner Perkins.
Dave currently serves on the board of directors of RichRelevance, GoalSpring, RepairPal, and SuccessFactors (SFSF).
Dave earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University.
Venture Capital Investor, Crosslink Capital
David brings more than 15 years of experience working with technology businesses as a venture capital investor and investment banker. Prior to joining Crosslink, David was a partner at 3i Ventures, a global venture capital fund. He also served as a senior officer in the technology practices at both Robertson Stephens and Piper Jaffray. David’s previous investment experience includes BlueLithium (acquired by Yahoo!), Demand Media (DMD), Fotolog (acquired by Hi-Media), Omniture (OMTR; acquired by Adobe) and Speakeasy (acquired by Best Buy).
Faculty, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Former CMO Del Monte
William “Bill” Pearce is on the Marketing Faculty of the Haas School of Business at the University of California. Bill was previously Chief Marketing Officer for Del Monte Foods leading at 3x increase in market capitalization by reinvigorating the topline with a marketing renaissance leading to Del Monte’s acquisition by KKR in 2011. His past accomplishments include working as Taco Bell’s CMO, VP of Marketing for Campbell Soup and Marketing Director with Procter & Gamble responsible for the Snacks Division of the North America.
Bill has an MBA from Cornell University, Johnson School of Management and his BA in Economics from Syracuse University.
CEO & Co-Founder
David Selinger first garnered international recognition as an expert in the field of eCommerce data analytics and personalization with his groundbreaking work leading the research and development arm of Amazon’s Data Mining and Personalization team. In that role, David increased Amazon’s annual profit by over $50 million (25% of US profit, 2003) setting the industry standard for personalization.
David holds a broad collection of awards and standing patents for online personalization in customer segmentation, analytics and data mining, including over a dozen pioneered at RichRelevance. David’s accolades also include the coveted PC Magazine Editor’s Choice Award (won for 2Roam Wireless, acquired by Air2Web) and most recently, the San Francisco Business Times’ “40 Under 40″ recognition of emerging Silicon Valley business leaders in 2012. David received his BS in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Vice President of Engineering & Co-Founder
Tyler brings a breadth of expertise to RichRelevance, ranging from Wall Street trading systems to wireless infrastructure to international device management. Before co-founding RichRelevance, Tyler was a senior consultant at Lab49 and responsible for developing real-time analytic trading and reporting systems for Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank. Prior to Lab49, Tyler ran Axeda Systems development and implementations in European and Middle-Eastern markets. His clients included Cisco Systems, Comverse Technology, Inc, and Maquet GmbH & Co. KG.
In another of his posts, Tyler was the founding chief architect of 2Roam. 2Roam’s wireless data platform was deployed across Asia, the US and Europe, and received PC Magazine’s Editors’ Choice award.
Tyler holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Computer Systems Engineering from Boston University.