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Chairman, President & CEO
Michael Patsalos-Fox is Chairman, President & CEO of Vidyo. Michael is formerly CEO of Stroz Friedberg, a trusted cybersecurity and specialized risk management firm, acquired by Aon Risk Solutions in 2016. Prior to Stroz Friedberg, Michael enjoyed a long career at McKinsey & Company where he served as chairman of McKinsey Americas. Michael also served as senior partner on McKinsey’s operating committee for nine years and held a seat on the board for 12 years. In addition to his role as Chairman, President & CEO, Michael currently serves on the boards of several other companies including Cognizant, Quid, and CloudPay. Michael began his career with Fujitsu Australia Limited and holds a B.Sc. in computer science and pure mathematics from Sydney University in Australia. He received his MBA with distinction from International Institute of Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Vidyo co-Founder and Venture Partner, Menlo Ventures
Avery More has been a leading visionary in the tech industry over the past 35 years. Avery has founded and guided technology startups, managed publicly traded corporations and led mergers, acquisitions, and initial public offerings for many companies. He currently invests in technology companies through ORR Partners and as a Venture Partner at Menlo Ventures. Avery was Founder and CEO of CompuCom, where his strategic direction and vision led the company to over $1 billion in revenue and a public listing. Avery was the active chairman of AeroScout (now stanley Black and decker Health) and on the board of Check (now Mint Bills) leading both to successful exits. Avery is currently the Active Chairman of AppDome,OverOps, QualiSystems, BuzzStream, Dome9, and a board member of SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG).
Vidyo co-Founder and Investor
Ofer Shapiro has been an innovative force at the heart of major architectural transformations in the video conferencing industry since 1996. Ofer served as CEO at Vidyo for ten years. He was integral to the development of the H.323 specification and the first IP based multi-point control unit architecture and gatekeepers. He developed the use of H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC) for video conferencing and led the development of a new media relay based architecture – the VidyoRouter. Ofer is a named inventor on more than 80 issued patents in 27 pending patent families. He was named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and received the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for Disruption in the category of Internet, Networking and Broadband.
Managing Partner, Menlo Ventures
Doug Carlisle focuses primarily on information technology companies. Prior to Menlo Ventures he worked as a design engineer at ROLM Corporation. Doug is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (BS in Electrical Engineering), Stanford University Graduate School of Business (MBA), and Stanford University Law School (JD).
Managing Partner, Rho Fund Investors
Joshua Ruch is a co-founder of Rho Ventures. Previously he worked as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers in New York. Joshua’s current and recent board seats include: GenVec, Diversa, Sionex, Yantra, Enerkem, Inotek and WiNetworks. He received an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a BSc. in electrical engineering from the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion).
Partner Questmark Partners
Nick joined QuestMark in 2006 and focuses on growth equity investments in SaaS/enterprise software, mobile software platforms, infrastructure software, security, communications, storage, consumer internet, digital media, and tech-enabled business services. Most recently, Nick led QuestMark’s investments in Peloton and KeyMe. In addition to serving on Vidyo’s board, Nick serves on the board of KeyMe and is a board observer for ADARA and Venafi. In the past, he served on the board of Rhythm NewMedia (acquired by blinkx) and as a board observer for Applause (acquired by Vista Equity Partners).