Brian Paul is a Managing Director of Tenaya Capital. He initially joined the predecessor to Tenaya (Lehman Brothers Venture Partners) in 1999, and co-founded Tenaya in 2009. Previously, Brian worked in Lehman Brothers' Global Technology and Healthcare Investment Banking groups in New York, London and Los Angeles. Within these groups, Brian was responsible for public and private equity offerings as well as strategic advisory assignments. Before joining Lehman Brothers in 1994, Brian was at First Boston, where he was responsible for the purchase and sale of mortgage loan portfolios.Brian holds an M.B.A. with distinction from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
John joined Sigma in 1996. With over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, a business unit manager, and an investor, John uses motivation, enthusiasm, and his own technology and operational expertise to support Sigma’s portfolio companies. Throughout his career, he has held executive management positions, created new business units and departments, and sponsored new projects at some of the industry’s most successful technology companies.
Jose Suarez is a managing director of Investor Growth Capital, the wholly owned venture capital arm of Investor AB. Investor is the largest publicly listed industrial holding company in the Nordic region. Investor was founded in 1916, and is traded on the Stockholm exchange. Since its formation in the mid-1990s, Investor Growth Capital has invested in high-quality, growth-oriented companies, primarily in the information technology and healthcare industries, in North America, Northern Europe, Japan and China. Suarez joined Investor AB's Asian operations in 1997 and is now based in IGCs Menlo Park, California office, where he focuses on the semiconductor, semiconductor infrastructure, and out-sourcing sectors. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Atrenta Inc., Chelsio Communications, eSilicon Corporation, Innovative Micro Technology, Magnum Semiconductor, and Millennium Microtech. Suarez has a B.A. in Asian Studies from Dartmouth College.
Avere Systems, CreekPath Systems, ExaGrid Systems, GoodData, Lifesize, and VideoIQ
Damballa, Datasage, Densify, Expressor Software Corporation, HubLogix, JouleX, Oberon Software, OpenSpan, Oversight Systems, Reflectent Software, Silverlink, and VoltDB
Atrenta, eSilicon, ExaGrid Systems, and Magnum Semiconductor
Active Endpoints, Akiban Technologies, AlphaBlox Corporation, Apperian, Demandware, My Perfect Gig, rPath, and Soflow
Affirmed Networks, InfoWorks, Planful, Quantenna Communications, and zSpace