Understanding, experience and technology for success
Gunjan Sinha - Executive Chairman
As the Executive Chairman of MetricStream, Gunjan Sinha is responsible for leading the firm's overall strategy and execution. Over the course of his career, Gunjan has spent over 20 years in various entrepreneurial, board, and executive positions building innovative businesses. As an Internet pioneer, he was the Co-Founder and President of WhoWhere? Inc., a leading Internet directory services company that was acquired by Lycos in 1998, as well as eGain, an online customer service company which he built from inception to post NASDAQ IPO. Gunjan currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Silicon Valley companies, and in 2010, he was appointed to the Board of the US-India Science and Technology Research Endowment Fund by the US State Department to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. He also serves as the Chairman of CFHI.org which brings transformative healthcare education to under-served communities around the world.
Gunjan obtained his BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, and UC Santa Cruz, respectively. He also holds an MS in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University. Gunjan has been featured as one of the 50 most successful immigrant entrepreneurs in the US by Silicon India.
Shellye Archambeau - Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Archambeau is the CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based, Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management software company that helps companies around the world improve their business performance. Under Ms. Archambeau's leadership, MetricStream has grown into a recognized global market leader with over 1000 employees around the world. The company has been recognized for growth and innovation, and has been consistently named a leader in GRC by leading independent analyst firms.
Ms. Archambeau has proven global business expertise combined with public policy passion. As a member of the board of directors for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a nationally recognized organization focused on fostering a cooperative effort between business and government officials to address major public policy issues affecting Silicon Valley, Ms. Archambeau has led initiatives and Washington, DC delegations to address regulatory compliance and improve governance. She served on the Board of Directors, and the Audit and Technology committees for media research company, Arbitron, Inc. [NYSE: ARB] from 2005 until acquired by Nielsen in 2013. She currently serves on the board of directors of Verizon Communications Inc. [NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ], a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services.
Ms. Archambeau is a sought after speaker who has presented on GRC issues around the world to Fortune 500 corporations, members of Congress, and associations including IIA, ISACA, and NASDAQ. Ms. Archambeau is frequently quoted in top-tier media including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Compliance Week, Silicon Valley Business Journal, and currently pens a column on leadership and entrepreneurship for Xconomy. In April 2013, Ms. Archambeau was named the “#2 Most Influential African American in Technology” by Business Insider.
David Campbell - Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
David Campbell is a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division, investing in growth stage enterprise technology companies since 2004. He serves on a number of technology company boards. Previously, Mr. Campbell held senior roles within Goldman's Technology Group, including global infrastructure architecture. He was elected Technology Fellow in 2002 for his role in developing the firm's technology. He started his career developing industry and military technology. In 1990, he moved to Japan to work in the Fujitsu super computer R&D division. In 1994, he joined Goldman Sachs in Japan; relocating to NY in 1998.
Mr. Campbell received a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering and Bachelors of Arts from Queensland University, Australia.
Keith Daubenspeck - Retired Venture Capital Investor
Keith Daubenspeck was the Co-Founder and Chairman of Advanced Equities Financial Corporation. He played a key role in Banking, participating in some of the largest private rounds of financing in Silicon Valley history. Mr. Daubenspeck co-founded Madison Securities, one of the first firms to specialize in technology private placements in the U.S. He has extensive experience in Wall Street, having held numerous positions at Lehman Brothers, Oppenheimer, and Bear Stearns. In his spare time, Mr. Daubenspeck is an avid Chicago sports fan, a golfing enthusiast, and a serious student of history with an affinity for the Civil War era.
Michael Levinthal - Independent Venture Capitalist
Mr. Levinthal has over 30 years of venture capital investing experience. He currently lives in Park City, Utah, where he works as an independent venture capitalist, advising companies in the inter-mountain area.
Mr. Levinthal spent 20 years with the Mayfield Fund. During his tenure there, he helped sponsor such successes as Citrix, Concur Technologies, Heartstream, Pure Software, and WebMethods. He also founded Mayfield Software Partners, a fund consisting of 20 leading software entrepreneurs as investors.
His career in venture capital investments began at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). While at NEA, he founded ONSET Ventures, a venture firm specializing in incubating new companies.
Mr. Levinthal holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also received his MS and BS degrees in Engineering from Stanford University. He served as an advisory board member to the Stanford Technology Venture Program, and established the Mayfield Fellows program at Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. He is a co-Patent holder (5,593,426) of Defibrillator System Using Multiple External Defibrillators and a Communications Network.
Mr. Levinthal’s current board seats include Domain Surgical, High West Distiller, MetricStream, Orabrush, Experticity, One97, and Studio Design. He is also a Special Limited Partner of 2X Consumer Partners, a venture fund focused on growth capital opportunities in the consumer space. He was on the board of Altiris (ATRS) until its acquisition by Symantec for $1billion, Applabs till its recent acquisition by CSC, Zinch till its recent merger with Chegg, and most recently Alliance Health till its merger with Ingram Medical
Randy Pond - Senior Vice President, Operations, Cisco
As Senior Vice President of Operations at Cisco, Randy Pond oversees the function of corporate affairs and leads Cisco’s global philanthropy efforts as Trustee and Secretary of Cisco’s Foundation and Network Academies. Pond serves as executive sponsor for Cisco’s Community Relations and Sustainability efforts, as well as country sponsor for the company’s work in South Africa.
Previously Pond was executive vice president of Operations, Processes, and Systems at Cisco, where he oversaw the functions of human resources, information technology, global business services, corporate affairs, supply chain operations, and legal services. Before that, as Vice President of Manufacturing, he oversaw all aspects of manufacturing operations, including new product introduction, planning, procurement, production operations, and distribution and logistics. He joined Cisco in 1993 as Director of Manufacturing Operations through the acquisition of Crescendo Communications.
Pond’s key accomplishments at Cisco include establishing consistent business processes and operational metrics across the company, double-digit productivity growth, redefining the manufacturing model, delivering Cisco’s new business models into operation, and redesigning the employee value proposition.
Prior to joining Cisco, Pond was Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Vice President of Operations at Crescendo Communications. He has also held various finance and operations positions at Versatec, David Systems, Xerox Corporation, Schlumberger, and Arthur Andersen.
Pond has been a March of Dimes volunteer since 2005, and is a member of the California Chapter’s South Bay Division Board, and is currently serving as board chair.
He also chairs the board of the Islamic Networks Group, and serves as a board member for CARE USA and the American Leadership Forum (ALF). He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Ball State University in Indiana, is an advisor for the Miller College of Business Board of Advisors, and a Trustee of the Ball State University Foundation.
Edward A. Gilhuly - Member, Sageview Capital, LP
Mr. Gilhuly is a founding partner of Sageview Capital, LP, which is an investment firm providing growth capital to small and mid-sized companies in the energy, financial & business services, and technology sectors. Sageview has over $1 billion under management.
Prior to founding Sageview Capital, Mr. Gilhuly was at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) for 19 years. He joined KKR in 1986 in San Francisco, became a partner in 1995, and from 1998 until 2004 he lived in London where he established and oversaw all aspects of KKR’s business in Europe. He also served on KKR’s Investment Committee from its inception in 2000 until his departure in 2005.
Before joining KKR, Mr. Gilhuly received an M.B.A. (Arjay Miller Scholar) from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; worked in the mergers and acquisitions group of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in New York; and graduated from Duke University with a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in History and Economics in 1982.
Mr. Gilhuly has been on over 20 corporate boards and is currently a member of the board of directors of Alfresco, Avalara, Envivio, Exaro III and GoPro, as well as chairman of the board of the Duke Management Company, and a member of the board of trustees of Duke University.
Kenneth T. Latz - Managing Director, Conway MacKenzie
Kenneth Latz is a Managing Director in Conway MacKenzie’s restructuring practice and leader of the Firm’s Institutional Investor Services group. Mr. Latz has over 16 years of experience with emphasis in financial and operational restructuring, private equity, merger and acquisition advisory services and the management of performing and under-performing companies.
As a restructuring advisor, Mr. Latz has represented the interests of debtor and creditor constituencies in out-of-court restructurings and formal bankruptcy settings in a variety of industries, including automotive, manufacturing, retail, consumer products, healthcare and distribution.
Mr. Latz has also served in various executive management roles for performing and under-performing companies including, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer across a variety of industries and situations.
As leader of the Firm’s Institutional Investor Services Group, Mr. Latz oversees the deployment of the Firm’s strategy for the provision of portfolio management and other advisory services to help institutional investors preserve and maximize the value of alternative investments during circumstances of fund-level restructuring, distress, conflict or transition. Mr. Latz is currently serving as Managing Director of a middle-market private equity fund following a for-cause removal of the former general partner by the fund’s limited partners.
Mr. Latz is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a Certified Turnaround Professional. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds memberships in the Turnaround Management Association, the Association for Corporate Growth and the American Bankruptcy Institute.