Mr. Mark Siegel serves as Partner at Menlo Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at Warby Parker, Fox Robotics and RightHand Robotics. He focuses on investments in data storage, cloud computing, big data and digital advertising. His active investments and board seats include Dropcam, Dstillery, Platform9, eXelate, Invidi Technologies, Pluribus Networks, Tintri, tCell.io, and Voltage Security. Some of his previous board seats include 3PAR (acquired by HP), Pliant Technology (acquired by SanDisk), RNA Networks (acquired by Dell), BlueGill Technologies (acquired by Checkfree), and Rubric (acquired by Broadbase). He is also a board member of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC) and has been a member of the Dean's advisory committee to MIT's School of Science. At MIT, he did computer modeling of dark matter and galaxy formation which eventually landed him as a product manager for Oracle's Massively Parallel Processing Group. In this role, he was part of the original team that developed and deployed one of the first true massively parallel and multi-threaded commercial software offerings - the Oracle Parallel Server. He then started and managed a consulting group at Oracle dedicated to serving early customers of this product. In business school, he got the startup bug and went on to work in business development for Netscape from the first year of its inception through its IPO in 1996. He is still actively involved with both Stanford and MIT, serving on MIT's Corporation Development Committee and Stanford's Engineering School and Business School venture investment boards.