Meet the team

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We’re making business global

Our team has extensive experience delivering and servicing enterprise infrastructure solutions for highly sensitive sectors such as finance, health and public sector.

Peter Yared
CEO & Founder

Peter founded six enterprise software companies that were acquired by Sun, Citrix, VMware, Oracle, Sprinklr and Prograph. Previously, Peter was the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive where he brought CBS into the cloud. At Sun, Peter was the CTO of the Liberty identity consortium that designed SAML 2.

Peter Yared
CEO & Founder
Pierre Wolff
Pierre Wolff
Chief Strategy Officer

Pierre has run business development for numerous startups, including companies acquired by Google, Adobe, and Inktomi. Most recently, Pierre ran business development for a blockchain audit trail startup Tierion and advised numerous blockchain and financial services startups.

Pierre Wolff
Chief Strategy Officer
Renné Devasia
Chief Compliance & Data Protection Officer

Renné has instituted and run compliance for high growth companies including Twilio and Segment.io. He has also worked in compliance at large organizations including Microsoft and Adobe. Renne began his career as an auditor at KPMG.

Renné Devasia
Chief Compliance & Data Protection Officer
Wendy Schott
SVP of Sales and Marketing

Wendy brings more than 20 years of experience selling, building, and marketing infrastructure and enterprise software. She has played key roles at companies acquired by Sun Microsystems, Oracle, VMWare, UpWorks and Apple. She is a full-time wife, mother, and avid Purdue fan.

Wendy Schott
SVP of Sales and Marketing
Khaled Lababidi
Khaled Lababidi
VP & GM of Middle East and North Africa

Khaled was most recently Regional Director of the Middle East and North Africa for HSBC. He has extensive experience introducing innovative technologies into large corporates by running the startup incubation initiatives at HSBC and Mashreq Bank. Khaled has held various senior positions at banks such as BNP Paribas and FAB and has closed debt and equity transactions in excess of USD $20 billion.

Khaled Lababidi
VP & GM of Middle East and North Africa
John Childs-Eddy
VP & GM of Asia Pacific

John has built and led go to market teams in high growth companies scaling in APAC for most of his career. Companies he has worked for include LinkedIn, Microsoft and most recently Segment. At Segment, he was the Managing Director of APAC where he built the APAC GTM operations from the ground up.

John Childs-Eddy
VP & GM of Asia Pacific
Marc Raiser
VP of Engineering & Chief Architect

Marc invented the Newbound Protocol, a highly secure peer to peer protocol used for secure email, video, IoT, and blockchain. Marc was the initial architect of enterprise software products that were acquired by Citrix, Sprinklr, and Prograph.

Marc Raiser
VP of Engineering & Chief Architect
Samer Kamal
VP of Product

Samer brings 15 years of experience in enterprise software and SaaS. Prior to InCountry, he led solutions marketing and management efforts at Pure Storage and SAP. Most recently leading solutions management at SAP for a data protection and compliance product.

Samer Kamal
VP of Product
Shannon Rapp
VP of Finance & Human Resources

Shannon has run Finance and Human Resources for a variety of high growth companies including Datasift, Brightroll and IDEO.

Shannon Rapp
VP of Finance & Human Resources
Neil Han
Head of Solutions Engineering & Customer Experience

Neil has 15 years experience of doing presales, post sales and building partner ecosystem. He bootstrapped Twilio APAC as 3rd employee and presales director, and helped Twilio grow their revenue by 30+ times in 4 years time, also helped SK Group, the 3rd largest conglomerate in South Korea, to globalize their product. Prior he found his own company Orastream, world’s 1st adaptive Hi-Fi audio streaming provider.

Neil Han
Head of Solutions Engineering & Customer Experience
Investors
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Caffeinated Capital

We are an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California. We partner with unbreakable founders innovating in the biggest markets.

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Arbor Ventures

Creating the future of financial services with tenacious entreprenuers.

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Global Founders Capital

We are a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture capital firm that empowers gifted entrepreneurs worldwide.

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Felicis Ventures

At Felicis Ventures we back the world’s iconic companies of today and tomorrow. We have a passion for product and out-of-the-box thinking.

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Mubadala Ventures

The Ventures team is based in Abu Dhabi and San Francisco with strong connectivity to European and Chinese venture capital markets through other Mubadala Capital managed vehicles.

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CRV

The journey is just as important as the destination.
Yes, the destination is critical: we are in the business of helping build world-changing companies that create tremendous value

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Bloomberg Beta

Bloomberg Beta is an early-stage venture firm, backed by Bloomberg L.P., focused on understanding the profound changes in the way business works.

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Ridge Ventures

Whether for the cloud or the edge, we look for companies delivering killer technologies, new distribution models and incredible user experiences. While we’re focused on SaaS and infrastructure solutions for the enterprise, we also back select consumer startups.

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Parade Ventures

Pre-seed and seed stage venture fund. Founded by Shawn Merani.

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MState

We Invest in Distributed Systems Companies.

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