Principal, SVQ (Inventus' Partner in fully financing Seed investments)
11 year Serial Enterpreneur
15 year Venture Angel with
40 Investments resulting in
Five 10X+ exits including 100X+ Unicorn IPO, so far
BV is a successful Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and angel Investor. A successful serial entrepreneur, BV was the Founding investor & CEO of NetScaler, pioneering the concept of Application Delivery, ultimately acquired by Citrix for $325M where BV served as Group VP and GM for Citrix’s Application Networking division. Prior to Netscaler, BV was Co-Founder & CTO of Exodus communications, pioneering the concept of cloud hosting and data centers resulting in a highly successful IPO and $30 billion market cap.
BV is currently a Board member or advisor at Cohesity, InspectHOA, Monetize360, Attivo, Empinfo, HeadSpin, and Tetrate. He was a seed investor behind Nutanix (IPO), Yodlee (IPO), Ankeena (ACQ: Juniper), Arkin (ACQ: VMWare), NetMagic (ACQ: NTT), and Ocarina (ACQ: Dell).
He’s an adjunct faculty member at the Leavey School of Business, SCU, and actively involved with non profits for the betterment of the world such as UVCE Foundation – providing scholarships to deserving students, One School At A Time – Constructs School buildings for the under privileged, Akshaya Patra – providing mid-day meals to 1.6 Million children everyday, and Boys and Girls Club of Peninsula.
INVESTMENTS PRIOR TO INVENTUS
Cloud Harmonics (ACQ: IngramMicro)
NetMagic (ACQ: NTT)
Ankeena (ACQ: Juniper Networks)
Ocarina (ACQ: Dell)
NetScaler (ACQ: Citrix)