Chris Hollenbeck is Managing Director and a founder of Granite Ventures. He joined Granite after serving as Vice President of Hambrecht & Quist's Venture Capital department, and focuses his investments in software, digital content, and next-generation software infrastructure technologies. Earlier in his career, Chris held several positions within Hambrecht & Quist's Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance departments. Chris earned a B.A. in American Studies from Stanford University.
Michael C. Morgan
Michael C. Morgan is a co-founding partner of Triangle Peak Partners, LP and serves as its chairman and chief executive officer. Since 2004, he has served as president and chief executive officer of Portcullis Partners, LP, a private investment partnership. He is the former president and current lead independent director of Kinder Morgan, Inc., the largest midstream and the fourth largest energy company in North America with a combined enterprise value of approximately $100 billion. Mike received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and both a B.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Sociology from Stanford University.
Ken Klein is a software industry veteran with over 20 years of experience. He is currently President of Wind River where he is responsible for the management of 1,460 employees in 15 countries. Previously, Ken served as Chief Operating Officer and a board member of Mercury Interactive for 12 years. Klein and his team built Mercury from a pre-revenue startup into a software powerhouse with a peak market capitalization of $15B, 2,150 employees, operations in 35 countries, and membership in the NASDAQ 100 and S&P 500. The team went on to grow the company to nearly $1B in annual revenue and to sell to Hewlett-Packard for $5B. Before his tenure at Mercury, Klein held various engineering, marketing, and management roles at Interactive Development Environments, Daisy Systems, and Hughes Aircraft Company.
Mr. Klein earned a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering from the University of Southern California. He is a USC Distinguished Alumnus, member of the USC School of Engineering Board of Councilors, founder of USC’s Klein Institute for Undergraduate Engineering Life (KIUEL), and a USC Trustee. He also serves on the boards of Tintri and Meltwater Group.
Doug Dennerline was formerly president of SuccessFactors, Inc. until its acquisition in 2012 by SAP. Before joining SuccessFactors in 2010, Doug was executive vice president of Enterprise Sales for Americas at Salesforce.com and was as GM and senior vice president of the Collaboration Software Group at Cisco Systems, Inc. His long and successful career in sales management led to executive positions at Cisco, 3Com Corporation, Global Village Communications and Computerland. Doug holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.