Scott McNealy is a prominent American businessman. He is the founder of a free online education service, Curriki. Scott founded it back in 2004. Furthermore, he is the former Chairman/CEO of Sun Micro, a computer technology company. Scott co-founded the company back in 1982 along with Andy Bechtolsheim, Bill Joy, and Vinod Khosla.
Bill Joy is a famous American computer engineer and venture capitalist. He is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems in 1982 along with Scott McNealy, Vinod Khosla, and Andy Bechtolsheim. He worked as the firm’s Chief Scientist and CTO at the company until 2003. In addition, Joy was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 1999.
Andy Bechtolsheim ( Full Name: Andreas Maria Maximilian Freiherr von Mauchenheim genannt Bechtolsheim) is a German electrical engineer, entrepreneur, and investor who is the co-founder and chairman of Arista Networks, a high-speed datacenter and cloud networking company. In 1982, Andy co-founded tech hardware firm Sun Microsystems with Bill Joy, Scott McNealy, and Vinod Khosla. Oracle purchased Sun in 2010 for $7.4 billion.
Eric Wu is a popular Chinese co-founder of Opendoor who transitioned to President of Marketplace in 2022. He previously worked as the CEO of Opendoor. Together with fellow co-founder Keith Rabois, Opendoor company was started in 2014 when they secured $9.95 million in venture capitalist funding from Khosla Ventures. Carrie Wheeler, the company’s chief financial officer, ascended to the role as CEO and Eric became president of the marketplace.
Vineeta Agarwala is a popular Indian-American physician who is a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). She also serves as a physician and works as an adjunct clinical professor at Stanford School of Medicine. As a general partner at a16z, Vineeta leads investments for the firm’s Bio + Health fund across biotech, life sciences software, and digital health, with a concentration on companies leveraging unique technologies and datasets to improve drug development and patient care delivery.
Vijay Pande is a famous Trinidadian–American scientist and venture capitalist. He is working as a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz focusing on biopharma and healthcare. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University. Before, he worked as the Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Structural Biology and of Computer Science at Stanford University. In addition, he is the founder of the Folding@home research project.
Sriram Krishnan is an Indian-American investor and Clubhouse host who is currently a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) focused on crypto. Together with his wife, Sriram also co-hosts The Good Time Show on Clubhouse, a nightly show through which they interview innovators around tech and culture. Sriram is the author of “Programming Windows Azure” published by O’Reilly. He writes actively at @sriramk on Twitter and at sriramk.com.
Martin Casado is a famous Spanish-born American software engineer, entrepreneur, and investor. He serves as a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz with a main focus on enterprise investing. Before, he was the co-founder and chief technology officer at Nicira. The firm was acquired by VMware for $1.26 billion in 2012. Moreover, he was a fellow and served as senior vice president and general manager of the Networking and Security Business Unit until 2016.
Jeff Jordan ( Full Name: Jeffrey D. Jordan) is a popular American venture capitalist currently working as a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) where he works on the boards of Accolade (NASDAQ: ACCD), Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB), Incredible Health, Instacart, Lookout, Neighbor, OfferUp, Pinterest (NYSE: PINS), Shef, and Wonderschool. From 2004 until 2006, Jeff was the president of PayPal. Before that, Jeff was senior vice president and general manager at eBay North America for five years, where he ran eBay.com and led eBay’s acquisitions of PayPal and Half.com.
Connie Chan is a popular American entrepreneur who is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z ) where she specializes in investing in consumer technology. She joined the firm in 2011 as a deal partner on the investment team prior to becoming a general partner in 2018. Connie works on the boards of Cider, Whatnot, and KoBold. Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, she worked at HP leading its webOS efforts in China.