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Our team has extensive experience in enterprise infrastructure software, cyber security architecture, cryptography, and developer tools.
Peter YaredCEO & 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.
Pierre WolffChief 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.
Renné DevasiaChief 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.
Wendy SchottSVP 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.
Marc RaiserVP 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.
Shannon RappVP of Finance & Human Resources
Shannon has run Finance and Human Resources for a variety of high growth companies including Datasift, Brightroll and IDEO.
John Childs-EddyVP & GM of APAC
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.
Samer KamalVP 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.
Neil HanHead 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.
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.
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.