Peter joined NEA in 1992, became a General Partner in 1993 and Managing General Partner in 1999. Peter specializes in information technology companies. Present board memberships include Boingo Wireless , Broadview Networks, Cyren Call, Hillcrest Labs, InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: INWK), Jobfox, MediaBank, Neutral Tandem, ProtoStar and Vonage (NYSE: VG). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association. Prior board memberships include among others, UUNET Technologies (NASDAQ: UUNT), AMISYS (acquired by HBO), CareerBuilder (NASDAQ: CBDR), Mobius Management Systems (NASDAQ: MOBI), SALIX Technologies (acquired by Tellabs) and Tripod (acquired by Lycos, Inc.). Peter is a member of the Board of Trustees, Northwestern University; Board of Overseers, Tuck School at Dartmouth College; Board of Advisors, Tuck's Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth. Before joining NEA, Peter was President and Chief Operating Officer at LEGENT and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Software Division at UCCEL. He also held various management positions between 1977 and 1985 at General Electric, including Vice President and General Manager at GE Information Services. He received a Masters in Business Administration from Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.
Millennium Technology Ventures, L.P. (MTV), is a New York-based venture capital fund that has been making investments in innovative technology companies since 2000. MTV's process of investing capital draws from the venture capitalist's vision, an informed view of the future of technology markets, and value-added company-building skills. The current emphasis in MTV's investment strategy is on later-stage investments.
Shirish Sathaye, based in the Silicon Valley office, has been a General Partner with Matrix Partners since 2001. Prior to a venture career, Shirish had over 15 years operating experience as an executive and an entrepreneur at both small and large technology companies.
Shirish currently serves on the board of Aruba Networks (NASDAQ: ARUN), Grandis, Rohati Systems and Solidcore Systems.
Before joining Matrix, he was the VP of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer at Alteon WebSystems, where he led the engineering organization almost from its inception through a highly successful IPO and subsequent acquisition by Nortel Networks. Prior to Alteon, Shirish was at FORE Systems, where he led the development of all of FORE's award-winning ATM switch products. Before FORE, Shirish spent eight years at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he worked on Internet routing protocols, Ethernet, FDDI, and ATM network technologies. Shirish has a Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Collin Roche joined GTCR in 1996. Previously, Mr. Roche was an associate at EVEREN Securities in Chicago and an analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York City. He received a BA in Political Economy from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar and Henry Ford II Scholar.
Mr. Roche is currently a director of BNY ConvergEx Group, National Processing Company, QFour Digital, Service Net, Syniverse, VeriFone, and Zenta. He has been instrumental in other GTCR investments, including Cambridge Protection Industries, HSM Electronic Protection Services, Skylight Financial, Transaction Network Services, and TransFirst.
Timothy A. Barrows, based in the Waltham, MA office of Matrix, has more than 21 years of experience in the venture industry, investing in early-stage information technology companies.
Tim has served or currently serves on the Boards of Directors of OnDisplay (IPO, acquired by Vignette), SilverStream Software (IPO, acquired by Novell), Sycamore Networks (NASDAQ: SCMR), Tivoli Systems (IPO, acquired by IBM ), Cimaron Communications (acquired by AMCC), Empirix, Eroom (acquired by Documentum), FirstSense Software (acquired by Concord Communications), Intelliden, Kalido, LiveVault (acquired by Iron Mountain), Relicore (acquired by Symantec), Starent Networks, Veritech (acquired by SDLI) and Watermark Software (acquired by FileNet).
Prior to joining Matrix, Tim worked in Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. He graduated from Williams College with a major in Political-Economics, and from Stanford University with a Masters in Business Administration.
Scott joined NEA in 1996 as an Associate, became a Partner in 1999 and a General Partner in 2000. Scott focuses on investments in information technology and alternative energy, and is responsible for NEA’s activities in China. Present board memberships include Agami Systems, Bloom Energy, Cassatt, Data Domain (NASDAQ: DDUP), Dexterra, DreamFactory, HelioVolt, SolFocus, Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ: SPRD), SugarCRM, Tableau Software, Telegent and Teneros. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the board of the Software Development Forum. He has sponsored investments in 3ware (acquired by Applied Micro Circuits Corporation), Amplitude Software (acquired by Critical Path), Fineground Networks (acquired by Cisco), Neoteris (acquired by Juniper Networks, (NASDAQ: JNPR), NetIQ (NASDAQ: NTIQ), Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) and WebEx (NASDAQ: WEBX). Scott started his career at the Boston Consulting Group and later joined C-ATS Software as the company's first salesman. He founded and ran the European Subsidiary before attending Stanford Business School. During and after business school, Scott was a Product Manager at Microsoft, where he worked on Windows 95. In addition to an MBA from Stanford, Scott holds an AB in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.