Board of Directors
Adam Wilson is CEO of Trifacta and has over twenty years of experience in leadership roles focused on data integration and analytics. Under his leadership, Trifacta has become the global leader in data wrangling, serving thousands of companies worldwide. Prior to Trifacta, Adam was GM of Informatica’s ILM division where he grew revenues more than 400% in five years. Prior to that, Adam served as SVP of Product Management & Marketing for Informatica’s flagship data integration products, helping the company expand beyond ETL and grow product revenues to more than $800M.
Co-Founder & CSO
Joe is Trifacta’s Chief Strategy Officer, Co-founder and Jim Gray Chair of Computer Science at UC Berkeley. His career in research and industry has focused on data-centric systems and the way they drive computing. In 2010, Fortune Magazine included him in their list of 50 smartest people in technology, and MIT Technology Review magazine included his Bloom language for cloud computing on their TR10 list of the 10 technologies “most likely to change our world”.
Co-Founder & CTO
Sean is Trifacta’s Chief Technical Officer and Co-founder. He completed his Ph.D. at Stanford University, where his research focused on user interfaces for database systems. At Stanford, Sean led development of new tools for data transformation and discovery, such as Data Wrangler. He previously worked as a data analyst at Citadel Investment Group.
Co-Founder & CEO, Gladly Software
Joseph is a Co-Founder and CEO of Gladly Software, Inc. Prior to Gladly Joseph was a Partner at Greylock focusing on investing in enterprise applications, security and storage as well as new emerging mobile applications. Earlier in his career, Joseph was an entrepreneur and he co-founded and served as CEO at several companies, including Vontu, which was acquired by Symantec in 2007 for 350 million. Joseph is currently on the Boards of Lookout and Sumo Logic.
General Partner, Accel
Ping Li joined Accel in 2004 and focuses on enterprise software application and cloud platform investments. He is the lead investor and board member at Blue Jeans, Jelly.ai, Split.io, Sumo Logic, Sysdig, and Trifacta. Ping is also active in cybersecurity as an investor at Code42, Illumio, Lookout Mobile Security, and Tenable Network Security (NASDAQ). He was responsible for numerous past investments with notable exits, including Arista (NASDAQ), Cloudera (NYSE), Demisto (acquired by Palo Alto Networks), Heptio (acquired by VMware), Nimble Storage (NYSE), RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce), and Semmle (acquired by MSFT/GitHub).
Managing Partner, Ignition
Nick Sturiale joined Ignition in 2013 as managing partner. The last 20 years, Nick has been directly involved in over 100 startups, held more than 25 board seats and invested across multiple platform generations. Prior to Ignition, Nick spent three years at Icon Ventures, where he invested in companies such as VuClip (PCCW), Reputation.com, and Bill.com. Nick also spent more than eight years at Sevin Rosen Funds, where he incubated and led first investments in XenSource (CTXS) and Splunk (SPLK). Nick is a board member at Acalvio, Archipelago Analytics, Aviatrix, Jupiter Intelligence, Nymi and Tractable.
Co-founder & CEO, Cathay Innovation
Denis is co-founder and CEO of www.cathayinnovation.com. He is also a Managing Partner of Cathay Capital Private Equity.
Prior to Cathay, he was at Iris Capital where he managed the international activities of the Orange/Publicis fund. He has also been the Head of Corporate Venture at Orange Telecom, and a Managing Director at Innovacom.
Denis has a deep technical background and started as a Researcher in the laboratories of Orange Telecom, working mainly on semiconductor quantum dots. He holds a Ph.D. in solid state Physics, is a graduate of Ecole Normale Supérieure, and is an engineer of Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications.
Board of Advisors
Founder & Ceo, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, HashiCorp
Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Design Director, Google
Chief Information Officer, AstraZeneca
SVP Worldwide Field Operations, Cloudera
Founder and Former Chief Scientist, Cloudera
Former CFO, Chief Administration Officer and EVP Customer Support and Services, Informatica
Chief Scientist Big Data, Kaiser Permanente
Research Science Manager, Lyft
Entrepreneur and Former Principal Data Scientist, LinkedIn
Chief Human Resources Officer, LogMeIn
Senior Director of AI & Machine Learning, Apple
Graphics Editor, The New York Times and Creator of D3.js