Jim White's investment focus includes consumer facing, enterprise application and infrastructure solutions. Common to his investments are opportunities that have exceptional people and a compelling point of view on the marketplace and a unique value proposition. Jim currently serves on the board of Digital Chocolate , Forterra Systems , Glassdoor.com , Inquira , Networks in Motion (NIM) , Object Reservoir , Right Hemisphere , Satmetrix , Shutterfly (IPO 9/06 Nasdaq:SFLY), Streetline Networks and WebVisible and managed SHV's investment in Bix.com (acquired by Yahoo 01/07), Data Domain (IPO 6/07 Nasdaq:DDUP), Farecast.com (acquired by Microsoft 04/08), Infinera (IPO 6/07 Nasdaq:INFN) and There.com (Makena Technologies). Jim White joined Sutter Hill Ventures in 2000 from Macromedia Inc. In his four years with Macromedia he held the position of VP of Marketing and then GM of the Interactive Learning Division which was sold to IBM Software Group. Prior to Macromedia, Jim was a VP of Marketing for Silicon Graphics. In his eight years at SGI he helped to start and build their 3D graphics workstation business. Jim began his career with the Hewlett-Packard Company in the PC division and was part of the core team that created the Vectra Product line spending time in engineering, sales and product marketing. He received a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University in 1984 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1989. Jim may be contacted via email - firstname.lastname@example.org .
A longtime veteran of venture investing, John understands entrepreneurs and works closely with them to build high performance companies and his track record includes an array of consumer and enterprise technology companies. He currently serves on the boards of Blurb, Cardlytics, Switchfly and UrbanSitter.
John's prior investments include Commerce One, which brought B2B e-commerce to the masses; Echopass, a leader in world-class contact center solutions (acquired by Genesys); eStamp, a pioneer in Internet postage; Everdream, an innovator in on-demand desktop management services (acquired by Dell); ID Analytics, the nation's only real-time fraud prevention system for enterprises (acquired by LifeLock); Intraware, the leading provider of electronic license delivery & management; Istante, an early pioneer in real-time analytics and reporting (acquired by Oracle); Rightpoint, real-time CRM analytics software (acquired by Epiphany); SilverRail Technologies, the world’s first unified platform for global rail distribution (acquired by Expedia) and SOASTA, a leader in digital performance management (acquired by Akamai).
Prior to Canaan, John held operational and financial roles in private equity and at startups. As Managing Director at private equity firm Horsley Bridge Partners and through his operations roles at Digital Equipment Corp. & Codenoll technology, John learned how to both fund and build companies. He received a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.
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Blurb, Cardlytics, Command Audio, CriticalArc Technologies, Dexterra, Echopass Corporation, Everdream, ID Analytics, Istante Software, Smashcast, Soasta, Stayful, and Switchfly