Mr. Ashmeet Sidana is the Founder and serves as Chief Engineer at Engineering Capital. He serves as a Board Observer at Kontain Inc. He is an Advisor of Tignis. His experience includes managing venture capital funds, serving on multiple Boards of Directors and helping build the industry-leading products VMware ESX Server and Silicon Graphics WebFORCE. Before his last decade as a venture capitalist, he was an operating executive with hands-on operating experience as a CEO and entrepreneur. He came to venture from VMware, where he ran product management for their flagship product-ESX Server. Before VMware, he was the Founder and CEO of Sidana Systems, Inc. He started his career at Hewlett Packard and Silicon Graphics as an engineer. His previous investments include Azure (NYSE: AZRE), Palerra (acquired by Oracle), Freewheel (acquired by Comcast), InQuira (acquired by Oracle), Altor (acquired by Juniper), Appurify (acquired by Google), PrivateCore (acquired by Facebook) and StackStorm (acquired by Brocade). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Baffle, RuperBot, Sail Internet, vFunction and Xockets. His current investments include Baffle, Binaris, Rubrik, Diamanti, Gyroscope, Kentik, Menlo Security, Netsil, Nexla, Prismo Systems, RuperBot, Sail Internet, SignalFx, vFunction, Xockets and YotaScale. He received an MBA from Wharton, MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and a BS in Computer Science summa cum laude from USC.