Mike Olson, Chairman
Mike (@mikeolson) co-founded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013 when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer (CSO.) As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment and direct engagement with customers.
Prior to Cloudera Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine. Mike spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for Embedded Technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat in 2006. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies and Informix Software. Mike has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Tom Reilly, Chairman
Tom has a distinguished 30-year career in the enterprise software market. Prior to Cloudera, his most recent role was as vice president and general manager of enterprise security at HP. Previous to HP, Tom served as CEO of enterprise security company ArcSight , which HP acquired in 2010. Tom led ArcSight through a successful initial public offering and subsequent sale to HP. Before ArcSight, Tom was vice president of business information services for IBM, following the acquisition of Trigo Technologies Inc., a master data management (MDM) software company, where he had served as CEO. Tom currently serves as a Board Member for Jive Software, privately held Ombud Inc., ThreatStream Inc. and Cloudera. Tom graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Aneel Bhusri is chairman, co-founder and co-CEO at Workday. Aneel has been a leader, product visionary and innovator in the enterprise IT industry for more than 20 years. Before co-founding Workday in 2005, Aneel held a number of leadership positions at PeopleSoft, including senior vice president responsible for product strategy, business development and marketing, and vice chairman of the board. He has served as an investing partner at Greylock Partners and as chairman of the board at Data Domain (acquired by EMC for $2.5 B in 2009).
Aneel holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science and Arts in electrical engineering and economics from Brown University.
Prior to retiring in August 2014, Marty Cole served as the chief executive of Accenture's Technology group, with responsibility for the full range of Accenture’s technology consulting and outsourcing solutions and delivery capabilities, including its Global Delivery Network. He led technology innovation, including the Accenture Technology Labs, the Accenture software business, and development of emerging technology solutions, including Cloud solutions.
Marty joined Accenture in 1980 and also served as: chief executive of Accenture’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group, which serves clients in the communications, electronics, high technology, media and entertainment industries, by delivering industry specific solutions and focusing on the convergence of communications, computing and content; chief executive of Accenture's Public Service operating group, with overall responsibility for Accenture's services to governments and other public-sector entities; and as global managing director of Accenture's Outsourcing & Infrastructure Delivery group, where he led the development and oversaw the execution of Accenture's outsourcing strategy. Prior to this, he held numerous leadership positions in Accenture’s Public Service operating group.
During his tenure Marty sponsored the formation of Taleris, a joint venture between Accenture and GE Aviation, to provide commercial airlines and cargo carriers around the world with services focused on improving operations by leveraging aircraft performance data, prognostics, recovery and planning solutions. He also served as the chairman of the board of Avanade, a joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft and was a member of Accenture’s Global Management and Operating Committees.
Marty is the co-author of *Unlocking Public Value: A New Model for Achieving High Performance in Public Service Organizations*, a guide to understanding how public service organizations can measure, analyze and improve public value over time.
He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and a graduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Scott Dietzen is currently CEO at Pure Storage, and prior to that was a three-time successful entrepreneur with WebLogic, Zimbra, and Transarc. Most recently, he was President and CTO of Zimbra, a vendor of open source messaging and collaboration software. Zimbra (now part of VMware) was a pioneer of the Web 2.0 and Open Core paradigms. Zimbra was originally acquired by Yahoo!, where Dietzen served as interim SVP of Communications and Communities. Prior to Zimbra, Dietzen was CTO of BEA Systems — acquired by Oracle in 2008, where he helped craft the technology and business strategy for WebLogic. Dietzen came to BEA in 1998 via the acquisition of WebLogic, an innovator in Java and web application server technology. He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Ping Li joined Accel in 2004 and focuses primarily on information technology infrastructure and digital media platforms. His areas of interest also include datacenter virtualization, cloud computing, distributed data management and Internet datacenter scalability. He currently is an investor/board member of BitTorrent, Cloudera, Mochi Media, Mu Dynamics, Raptr, Verivue and YuMe, and he is actively involved in Imperva. Ping was also responsible for Accel’s investment in Reactivity (acquired by Cisco).
Prior to Accel, Ping was a senior product line manager and director of corporate development at Juniper Networks. He managed Juniper’s flagship M-series router product portfolio. In addition, Ping worked on Juniper’s acquisition of NetScreen Technologies (a $3.5 billion transaction) and led all subsequent security and routing product and R&D integration activities. He also worked as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company, advising technology clients in their growth strategies.
Ping holds an A.B. from Harvard University, with honors, and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Kimberly "Kim" Stevenson is corporate vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Intel Corporation. She is responsible for the corporate-wide use of Information Technology (IT). Intel's IT organization delivers leading technology solutions and services that enable Intel's business strategies for growth and efficiency. The IT organization is comprised of over 6,000 IT professionals worldwide.
Previously, Stevenson was vice president and general manager of Intel's Global IT Operations and Services. In this role she led both the strategic and tactical support of Intel's world-wide infrastructure components, including Data Centers, Network and Telecommunications, Enterprise Application Support, Client computing and a 24x7 internal Service Desk.
Steve Sordello oversees financial operations at LinkedIn. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of two Nasdaq publicly-traded companies. In July 2007, Steve joined LinkedIn from TiVo, where he was part of the management team that delivered TiVo’s first-ever quarter of profitability. Prior to that, he was CFO for Ask Jeeves and helped lead the company through a transition from unprofitable back to a profitable, high-margin company. During his tenure there, revenues and earnings grew significantly, and the company’s market increased from less than $40 million to more than $2 billion when it acquired by IAC/Interactive Corporation in 2005. Steve has also held senior finance roles at Adobe Systems and Syntex Corporation (acquired by Roche). He holds an MBA and BA from Santa Clara University.
Dick Williams is President and CEO of Webroot and brings over four decades of executive and operational leadership experience for technology, software and digital media companies to Cloudera’s Board. Dick has worked as CEO or Chairman of several category-defining companies funded by some of the most successful venture capital firms in the world, including Altor Networks (acquired by Juniper Networks), Hyperic (acquired by SprintSource Global), Wily Technology (acquired by Computer Associates) and Illustra Information Technologies (acquired by Informix). He also co-founded and served as chairman of Quokka Sports, an online immersive sports media company. Williams' executive leadership experience began at IBM, where he spent 22 years in a variety of sales, marketing, product and business management roles. Following IBM, he served as President and CEO of Digital Research, which he turned around and sold to Novell. Williams is currently also an outside director of 3VR and LogRhythm.