Valimail is fortunate to benefit from the advice and leadership of a stellar board of directors, each of whom has significant experience in enterprise and cyber security, and all of whom have proven track records at helping companies achieve significant scale.
Managing Director, Shasta Ventures
As a Managing Director at Shasta Ventures, Jason is an active investor in enterprise cloud computing and mobility, commerce, open source software, SaaS, security and social networks. Jason is Shasta’s lead investor in and currently serves on the Boards of Valimail, CloudPassage, Glint, Leanplum, Nextdoor, Smule, and Zuora, among others. He is also responsible for numerous past investments with successful exits.
Prior to joining Shasta in 2005, Jason was VP, Strategy and Operations at Walmart.com, where he took the online retailer from zero to large scale revenue in five years.
General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
David’s investment focus includes Infrastructure, SaaS, IoT and Cyber Security. Prior to joining Flybridge in June 2005, David spent nearly a decade focusing on early-stage investing at Greylock Partners and before that, held management roles at Chipcom, a network equipment and software vendor. While working full-time on his MBA, David was co-founder and COO of HappyPuppy.
Earlier in his career he held technical positions at Bell Labs where he developed secure network software.
Partner, Tenaya Capital
Brian focuses on enterprise investments, including infrastructure and application software. He enjoys helping teams navigate the challenges they face as they build their companies. Brian co-founded Tenaya Capital, and prior to that was a partner at Lehman Brothers Venture Partners. Brian holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from Wake Forest University.
John De Santis
Chairman and CEO, HyTrust
John De Santis is a company builder with experience in networking, network operations software, data center infrastructure software, identity management, and security. He has over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, software development, and general management at venture-backed technology start-ups as well as public companies.
Prior to HyTrust, he was VP, Cloud Services for VMware, Chairman & CEO of TriCipher (acquired by VMware), a venture partner and entrepreneur-in-residence at Trident Capital, and CEO of Sygate (acquired by Symantec).
CEO & Co-Founder, Valimail
A serial entrepreneur and global executive, Alexander has been CEO at two previous firms and has run global sales teams for three companies that went IPO. He held analyst and executive positions at leading research companies such as The Boston Consulting Group and Forrester Research along with Silicon Valley startups such as ValiCert, Sygate, and SyncTV.
CTO & Co-Founder, Valimail
Peter is an MIT and Stanford trained technologist who has worked in a variety of software verticals including security, enterprise, email, and video. He has built products and teams at a number of large technology companies such as RSA Security and Perot Systems, as well as at small startups like Tout, Securant, and Swapt.