Matt was the founder and CEO of LowerMyBills.com, which sold to Experian, and an investor in companies including Demand Media, Buscape, Rubicon Project, Mahalo, Machinima, Hautelook, ShoeDazzle and EcoMom. At Experian, he was also president of online customer acquisition services and president of the incubator-like Experian Interactive Innovation Center, a division of the company that focused on new online ideas to leverage Experian data and analytics resources.
Bill Gurley has spent over 10 years as a General Partner at Benchmark Capital. Prior to Benchmark, Bill was a partner with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Before entering the venture capital business, Bill spent four years on Wall Street as a top-ranked research analyst, including three years at CS First Boston focusing on personal computer hardware and software. His research coverage included such companies as Dell, Compaq, and Microsoft, and he was the lead analyst on the Amazon IPO. In both 1995 and 1996, Bill was a member of the Institutional Investor All-American Research Team. Prior to his investment career, Bill was a design engineer at Compaq Computer, where he worked on products such as the 486/50 and Compaq’s first multi-processor server. For the past fifteen years, Bill has authored the Above the Crowd blog which focuses on the evolution and economics of high technology businesses. Education: MBA from the University of Texas, 1993; and a BS in computer science from the University of Florida, 1989. Chartered Financial Analyst.
Navin Chaddha is a proven serial entrepreneur and venture investor. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2009, and has ranked on the Forbes Midas List of top 100 dealmakers for several years. Navin has made over 30 investments of which 11 have had IPOs and another 9 have been acquired. He invests in the consumer internet, enterprise, telecom and energytech sectors in the U.S., India and China. He currently serves on the board of directors of Brighter, Gigya, Pano Logic, SolarCity, StorSimple, Tejas Networks and WideOrbit and is involved with Mayfield investments in Consim, LatticePower, Pulse, SeedFund, ShineOn and SMiT. As an entrepreneur, he was founder and CTO of VXtreme (acquired by Microsoft), co-founder of iBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ IPO) and CEO and founder of Rivio (acquired by CPA2Biz).
Jason Kilar serves as the CEO of Hulu, a leading provider of premium online video with more than 300 professional content providers, 30 million unique monthly users and over 1,000 advertisers. Jason joined Hulu after nearly a decade of experience at Amazon.com where he served in a variety of key leadership roles, including vice president and general manager of Amazon's North American media businesses. He later served as senior vice president Worldwide Application Software where he led an organization of world-class technologists to innovate on behalf of merchants and consumers via Amazon's websites across the globe. Jason reported directly to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in this role. Jason began his career with The Walt Disney Company where he worked for Disney Design & Development. Jason received his MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Stewart Gollmer has been a member of the Tenaya investment team since 2001. Previously, Stewart was a member of Lehman Brothers' Technology Investment Banking group, where he was responsible for corporate finance and strategic advisory assignments. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Stewart was a corporate attorney. Stewart holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, a J.D. from Brigham Young University and a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University.