CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
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Bill has over 20 years’ experience in extensive general management, marketing, innovation and strategy experience across a variety of geographies, categories (Health, Food & Bev, QSR, Pet), and channels (food/drug/mass/club/dollar, restaurant). Additionally Bill is on the Marketing Faculty of the University of California Haas School of Business where he teaches 2nd year MBA students Brand Management and Design and Marketing of New Products. His past accomplishments include working as Del Monte’s CMO, Taco Bell’s CMO, VP of Marketing for Campbell Soup and Marketing Director with Procter & Gamble responsible for the Snacks Division of the North America.
Bill currently serves on the board of directors for Ooma, Inc.
He holds a MBA from Cornell University, and a BA in Economics from Syracuse University.
PARTNER AT GREYLOCK PARTNERS
Dave is a 33-year veteran at Greylock Partners and Director at EMC Corporation, Imperva and VMware. Dave’s primary areas of focus have been in enterprise technology (infrastructure and especially software); electronic design; and e-commerce. He has been an early/founding investor in more than 30 companies. Among these, more than a dozen which have become publicly-traded, including Mentor Graphics, Ascend Communications, Legato, Forte Software, Doubleclick, Internet Security Systems, and SuccessFactors. A number of other early investments have achieved successful mergers, including ccMail (Lotus/IBM); Kiva Software (Netscape/Sun); Octane Software (ePiphany); Decru (Network Appliance); and Wily (Computer Associates).
Today Dave is actively involved with seven private companies: AtHoc, BountyJobs, Matrixx Software, OpenDNS, Progreso Financiero, Rich Relevance, and Tabula. He has also been a Board member at EMC (NYSE:EMC) since 2003, and Lead Director since 2006, at VMware (NYSE:VMW) since 2007, and at Imperva (NYSE: IMPV) since 2011.
FOUNDING PARTNER, CENTERVIEW CAPITAL TECHNOLOGY
Ned Hooper is a Founding Partner of Centerview Capital Technology and currently serves as its Managing Partner. He invests in companies that can drive productivity and competitiveness for their Enterprise and Service Provider customers. Ned currently serves on the Boards of Quantenna, Host Analytics, and as a Board Observer for Acquia. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Ned brings over 20 years of operational and investment experience, leading growth technology businesses from the C-Suite and managing venture and growth capital investments. He has successfully driven business expansion across a broad range of technology sectors including networking, collaboration, enterprise software, and service provider platforms.
COO AT MANTHAN SYSTEMS
Manoj brings over 25 years of experience leading digital transformation at large CPG, Retail, and Technology organizations. As Member of the Board, Manoj brings his deep industry and technology platform insights to support RichRelevance’s penetration into CDP, Retail Marketing, and Customer Analytics markets.
Currently, he serves as COO at Manthan Systems, where he drives new revenue growth initiatives. This includes bringing together the leaders in Cloud Analytics and Experience Personalization, Manthan and RichRelevance, to deliver on the promise of Algorithmic Customer Experience.
Previously, Manoj served as the Chief Transformation Officer at Future Group, one of the largest retail, fashion, and food conglomerates in India, where he drove their strategy for digitization of their value chain and customer engagement. In addition, Manoj has held senior roles at Procter & Gamble and board member at Dunnhumby India JV.
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Sarath brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise search, data science, machine learning and big data analytics. As President, Sarath is responsible for Products and Technology and Customer Success. In previous roles, he has held leadership positions driving innovation in AI development, Search, and Big Data at pioneering data companies including Sysomos, LucidWorks, InQuira (acquired by Oracle) and Knova. He began his career at Microsoft. As CPO, Sarath oversees both product management and engineering, with responsibility for delivering market-leading innovation in personalization to RichRelevance’s world-class clients.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
Zach brings over 25 years of experience driving financial and operational performance at high-growth technology companies to RichRelevance. As Chief Financial Officer, Zach oversees and leads Finance, Investor Relations, Human Resources, Legal, Data Protection & Internal Systems as RichRelevance continues to rapidly expand across all lines of business. Prior to RichRelevance, Zach served as CFO at technology innovators including iPlay and Industrial Origami.
David Selinger founded RichRelevance in 2006 to give retailers the most advanced personalization platform for transforming customer data into extraordinary consumer experiences. David led the company through four acquisitions and introduced multiple product lines to create new business value from data through personalization. Both RichRelevance and David (known as Selly to his friends and colleagues) are known for their innovation in this space—delighting consumers, generating revenue and profit for retailers.
An early pioneer in data analytics and personalization, David previously led the research and development arm of Amazon’s Data Mining and Personalization team. In that role, David developed and deployed three new recommender systems that increased Amazon’s annual profit by over $50 million (25% of US profit, 2003), setting the industry standard for recommendation services.
Recognized as a “40-under-40” innovator in the San Francisco region and amongst direct marketers, David holds a broad collection of patents in customer segmentation, analytics and data mining, including over a dozen pioneered at RichRelevance. He received his BS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and is active in social change, serving on the board of directors of Potential Energy, and as an advisor to the Family Giving Tree, Fostering Change for Children and Solace International.