Partner, Index Ventures
Mike joined Index in 2009 and later established the firm's San Francisco office with Danny Rimer. He serves on the boards of Big Switch Networks, elasticsearch, Fuze, Hortonworks, Lookout, Mashape, NumberFour, Path, Pure Storage, Sonos, SoundCloud, Wealthfront and Zuora. Mike was previously a director of Cloud.com and StorSimple. Previously, Mike held a number of executive positions including chief strategy officer at Cisco. He also serves on the board of EXOR SpA. Mike has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.