Board of Directors

Palamida, Inc

Mark Toliver

As CEO, Mark leads corporate strategy and growth. A well-known speaker and industry visionary, he brings over 30 years expertise in global high-tech marketing, product and business strategy to the team. Prior to joining Palamida, Mark spent ten years with Sun Microsystems. During his tenure he was executive vice president, marketing and strategy, as well as chief strategy officer responsible for corporate marketing, product and business strategy, M&A, industry marketing and ISV programs.

Previous to Sun, Mark served as President and general manager of iPlanet, a strategic alliance between Sun and AOL Time Warner focused on Internet infrastructure software. iPlanet became a division of Sun in March 2002. Throughout his career he has held senior level executive positions in marketing that included MasPar Computer Corporation and Hewlett-Packard Company.

Mark holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S.E.E. from the University of Illinois.

Chairman of the Board
Palamida, Inc

Andre Boisvert

Andre is a long-time leader in the Business Intelligence arena with over 25 years of executive experience with enterprise software giants such as Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and SAS Institute. He has also held senior management positions at Cognos (NASDAQ: COGN), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Sagent (now part of Group 1 Software, NASDAQ: GSOF).

At Cary, NC-based SAS Institute Inc., Andre was president and chief operating officer. While at Oracle, he was senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing and served as a member of Oracle's Worldwide Management Committee. Andre has also held senior executive positions in sales, marketing and Research & Development at Cognos and IBM, where he was a 13-year veteran.

Andre is currently on the board of directors of several enterprise software companies, including VA Software (NASDAQ: LNUX), Palamida, Dynamics Direct and SlickEdit, where he is Chairman of the Board.

Managing Director
Hummer Winblad
Venture Partners

Mitchell Kertzman

Mitchell Kertzman is a Managing Director at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. He has over 30 years of experience as a CEO of public and private software companies. Most recently, Mitchell was Chairman and CEO of Liberate Technologies, a provider of platform software for the delivery of digital services by cable television companies.

Before joining Liberate, he was chairman of the board and CEO of Sybase, Inc. Mitchell was founder and CEO of Powersoft, which merged with Sybase in February 1995.

A former programmer, Mitchell founded Powersoft in 1974 as Computer Solutions. He renamed the company and became a member of the Hummer Winblad family in 1991 when Hummer Winblad invested in the company, which became the leading provider of client-server development tools with its flagship product, PowerBuilder. The merger with Sybase in 1995 was, at the time, the most valuable in the history of the software industry

Mitchell served as President of the Massachusetts Software Council from 1994 to 1996 and was 1990 chairman of the American Electronics Association. He is founder and former chairman of the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC), a think tank focused on issues related to the standard of living and quality of life of America’s middle class.

He served on the New York State Commission on Industrial Competitiveness and chaired its task force on industrial policy.

Mitchell was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

He currently sits on the Boards of Five9, Flite, HubPages, NuoDB, Palamida, Peerlyst, and 6connect.

Managing Director
Walden Venture Capital

Matt Miller

After writing his first computer program in the late 70’s Matt’s passion for new technology eventually drew him to Silicon Valley in 1989 to work in the newly created Desktop Division of Oracle Corporation. He was hooked, and spent the last 22 years deeply involved in a wide range of early stage tech companies, first as an operating executive and then as a venture investor. He joined Walden in 2002 after a successful career that included roles at Oracle, Remedy Corporation and Moai Technologies, where he was CEO. At Walden, Matt focuses on cloud software and services and loves meeting companies with very early products based on world-class technology.

As CEO of Moai, Matt helped to build revenues to over $14 million in a difficult environment and positioned the company for its exit. Before Moai, Matt served as VP & General Manager at Remedy Corp., where he managed a division with over $175 million in revenue and 200 worldwide employees in Engineering, Marketing, and Business Development. He has also served as VP of Marketing at both Remedy and Gupta Corp. and Director of Marketing at Oracle Corp. and Versant Object Technology Corp. The common thread among these roles was the attraction of a groundbreaking technology. At Oracle, he was a part of the small Desktop division that developed and launched the world’s first database server running on an Intel chip. Remedy was built on the world’s first workflow system, invented at SRI, while Gupta pioneered the first graphical development environment on Windows. Running product and marketing organizations at these companies helps Matt recognize early technology which has mass market opportunities and strong barriers to entry.

As a venture investor, Matt was responsible for Walden’s successful exits at Niku (acquired by Computer Associates), Vitalstream (acquired by Internap), and Iconoculture (acquired by Corporate Executive Board ). He is currently a director at PowerCloud Systems, Image Vision Labs, Blazent, Ignite, and Palamida.

Education: Matt received a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University.

Matt is a guest lecturer at the Notre Dame De Namur Executive MBA Program and a past president of the Portola Valley Schools Foundation. He enjoys golf and collects game used baseball equipment from the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants.

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