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Shawn Douglass


CEO and Co-Founder

Business & Technology Executive with 20+ years of success funding, building, buying, and selling technology companies.


Participated in Due Diligence of hundreds of companies, Acquisitions & Integrations of ~40: VMware, RSA Security, Iomega, Data Domain, SpringSource, Greenplum, Isilon, NetWitness, Maginatics, Nicira

Led managed or participated in 20+ Investments at EMC Ventures $B+ portfolio

Participated in the spin-out of Pivotal and VCE Joint Venture from EMC/VMware

Winner The Always On 2012 Power Players in the Cloud Harvard Business School Graduate

Boards and Advisory Roles:

Clustrix(Acquired by MariaDB), Joyent(acquired by Samsung), Maginatics(acquired by EMC), NoPassword (Acquired by LogMeIn), Replica Labs (acquired by Occipital), Orbitera (Acquired by Google)

Technical Experience:

Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Cloud, SaaS, Enterprise Software, Distributed Systems, Microservices, Scalability, Performance & Capacity Planning, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Amazon Web Service (AWS), SRE, DevOps, Agile Software Development, Continuous Delivery, Big Data, Analytics, Data Science, Data modeling. Cyber Security: Threat Modeling, Prevention & Detection, Vulnerability Analysis, Monitoring, Incident Response, Red Teaming, Governance Risk & Compliance