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Board of Directors

5

BigID Board of Directors

5 Board of directors

BigID has 5 board of directors, including Alex Ferrara.

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Firm

Work History

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Alex Ferrara

Alex Ferrara is a partner in Bessemer’s New York office where he focuses on investments in the application software and Internet sectors. Alex’s current and previous board service includes Dashlane, NewVoiceMedia, Wandera, Shopify, OMGPop (acquired by Zynga), SelectMinds (acquired by Oracle), Yodle and Quadriserv. He was also involved with the firm’s investments in Pure Networks (acquired by Cisco), Skype (acquired by Ebay), SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee), Goal.com (acquired by Perform Group), Activ Financial, TeamViewer, and Gerson Lehrman Group. Alex’s other historical investments include HootSuite and Alibaba Group. Earlier in his career Alex worked at Goldman Sachs in technology investment banking. Alex started his career as a software developer at Salomon Brothers and later worked as a derivatives trader. Alex holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Cofense, Dashlane, Kenna Security, NewVoiceMedia, OMGPOP, Pipedrive, and Wandera

David Unsworth

David is a Director with the RBC Venture Partners group at Royal Bank of Canada and oversees direct investments in a broad range of information technology companies.Prior to joining the group in 2001, David had a successful track record within RBC Financial Group in retail and commercial banking, e-commerce strategy development and project management.David is on the board of Viigo Incorporated and currently is an observer on the boards of Lumeta Corporation, Tacit Software Inc., Avolent Inc., Varicent Software Incorporated and Adaptive Planning Inc.David obtained an MBA from Queen's University, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He is also a graduate of the NVCA's Venture Capital Institute.david.unsworth@rbc.

IGLOO Software, Jana Holdings, Jana Mobile, Verafin, and Viigo

Ed Sim

Ed is founder of boldstart ventures, a day one partner and true believer for developer first and SaaS founders. boldstart is a lead investor and often partners with technical founders at inception, helping accelerate their path to product market fit. Ed is currently a board member/observer of Snyk, Kustomer, BigID, Harbr Data, Blockdaemon, Env0, and Cycle. Other notable day one investments include Superhuman, Security Scorecard, and Front. Over 25 years leading first round investments including LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN), GoToMeeting (acq. By Citrix), and Greenplum (acq. EMC/Pivotal). Ed has a BA in Economics from Harvard.

Blockdaemon, Env0, FortressIQ, Kustomer, Manifold, and Snyk

Gil Beyda

Gil Beyda is a seasoned entrepreneur & technologist turned venture capitalist. Gil launched his first company Mind Games in 1982 to develop games for the original Apple II. Gil then started a software consulting firm with Fortune 100 clients in the U.S., Asia and Europe. In 1995, Gil helped pioneer Internet advertising by founding Real Media, the first online ad network and ad server company. After Real Media was acquired in 2001, Gil pioneered the next wave of online advertising as CTO of TACODA, the first behavioral targeting, ad network. Following AOL’s acquisition of TACODA in 2007, Gil founded Genacast Ventures in partnership with Comcast Ventures to invest in seed-stage, B2B technology start-ups. From 2017 to 2020, Gil was Managing Director at Comcast Ventures and invested in companies at all stages in AI, communications and Quantum computing. Gil continues to manage and invest in seed-stage companies via Genacast Ventures. Gil has a MBA and BS in Computer Science from California State University. He lives with his wife and four daughters in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Blockdaemon, Confetti, DoubleVerify, DrayNow, Jornaya, Neural Magic, and Zapata Computing

Jay Leek

Business savvy, information security and risk management leader and security investor with more than 20 years of result driven experience in developing and executing long-term strategies, with a proven track record of addressing current business objectives and today’s operational risks. Strong technical background, product development experience, program management expertise and communication skills with a data centric and risk based approach ensure that business and information security objectives are fully achieved at all levels of the organization. Global experience, including direct management of multicultural environments and personnel, provides unique perspective to information risk management, information security, privacy, governance and compliance.

AppOmni, Capsule8, CloudKnox, CyberGRX, IntSights, Respond Software, and SecZetta

Name

Alex Ferrara

David Unsworth

Ed Sim

Gil Beyda

Jay Leek

Firm

Work History

Alex Ferrara is a partner in Bessemer’s New York office where he focuses on investments in the application software and Internet sectors. Alex’s current and previous board service includes Dashlane, NewVoiceMedia, Wandera, Shopify, OMGPop (acquired by Zynga), SelectMinds (acquired by Oracle), Yodle and Quadriserv. He was also involved with the firm’s investments in Pure Networks (acquired by Cisco), Skype (acquired by Ebay), SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee), Goal.com (acquired by Perform Group), Activ Financial, TeamViewer, and Gerson Lehrman Group. Alex’s other historical investments include HootSuite and Alibaba Group. Earlier in his career Alex worked at Goldman Sachs in technology investment banking. Alex started his career as a software developer at Salomon Brothers and later worked as a derivatives trader. Alex holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

David is a Director with the RBC Venture Partners group at Royal Bank of Canada and oversees direct investments in a broad range of information technology companies.Prior to joining the group in 2001, David had a successful track record within RBC Financial Group in retail and commercial banking, e-commerce strategy development and project management.David is on the board of Viigo Incorporated and currently is an observer on the boards of Lumeta Corporation, Tacit Software Inc., Avolent Inc., Varicent Software Incorporated and Adaptive Planning Inc.David obtained an MBA from Queen's University, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He is also a graduate of the NVCA's Venture Capital Institute.david.unsworth@rbc.

Ed is founder of boldstart ventures, a day one partner and true believer for developer first and SaaS founders. boldstart is a lead investor and often partners with technical founders at inception, helping accelerate their path to product market fit. Ed is currently a board member/observer of Snyk, Kustomer, BigID, Harbr Data, Blockdaemon, Env0, and Cycle. Other notable day one investments include Superhuman, Security Scorecard, and Front. Over 25 years leading first round investments including LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN), GoToMeeting (acq. By Citrix), and Greenplum (acq. EMC/Pivotal). Ed has a BA in Economics from Harvard.

Gil Beyda is a seasoned entrepreneur & technologist turned venture capitalist. Gil launched his first company Mind Games in 1982 to develop games for the original Apple II. Gil then started a software consulting firm with Fortune 100 clients in the U.S., Asia and Europe. In 1995, Gil helped pioneer Internet advertising by founding Real Media, the first online ad network and ad server company. After Real Media was acquired in 2001, Gil pioneered the next wave of online advertising as CTO of TACODA, the first behavioral targeting, ad network. Following AOL’s acquisition of TACODA in 2007, Gil founded Genacast Ventures in partnership with Comcast Ventures to invest in seed-stage, B2B technology start-ups. From 2017 to 2020, Gil was Managing Director at Comcast Ventures and invested in companies at all stages in AI, communications and Quantum computing. Gil continues to manage and invest in seed-stage companies via Genacast Ventures. Gil has a MBA and BS in Computer Science from California State University. He lives with his wife and four daughters in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Business savvy, information security and risk management leader and security investor with more than 20 years of result driven experience in developing and executing long-term strategies, with a proven track record of addressing current business objectives and today’s operational risks. Strong technical background, product development experience, program management expertise and communication skills with a data centric and risk based approach ensure that business and information security objectives are fully achieved at all levels of the organization. Global experience, including direct management of multicultural environments and personnel, provides unique perspective to information risk management, information security, privacy, governance and compliance.

Other Seats

Cofense, Dashlane, Kenna Security, NewVoiceMedia, OMGPOP, Pipedrive, and Wandera

IGLOO Software, Jana Holdings, Jana Mobile, Verafin, and Viigo

Blockdaemon, Env0, FortressIQ, Kustomer, Manifold, and Snyk

Blockdaemon, Confetti, DoubleVerify, DrayNow, Jornaya, Neural Magic, and Zapata Computing

AppOmni, Capsule8, CloudKnox, CyberGRX, IntSights, Respond Software, and SecZetta

BigID Management Team

8 Team Members

BigID has 8 executives. BigID's current Founder, Chief Executive Officer is Dimitri Sirota.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Dimitri Sirota

New York Angels

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Current

Roger Hale

Chief Security Officer

Current

Scott Mersy

Chief Marketing Officer

Current

Marc DeGaetano

Chief Revenue Officer

Current

Julia Fare

Senior Vice President

Current

Name

Dimitri Sirota

Roger Hale

Scott Mersy

Marc DeGaetano

Julia Fare

Work History

New York Angels

Title

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Chief Security Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Revenue Officer

Senior Vice President

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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