Mike joined Index in 2009 and later established the firm's San Francisco office with Danny Rimer. Mike currently serves on the boards of Sonos, Pure Storage, Hortonworks, elasticsearch, Big Switch Networks, Lookout, SoundCloud, Zuora, Wealthfront, Path, Mashape and NumberFour. Mike was previously a director of Cloud.com [CTRX] and StorSimple [MSFT].
Previously, Mike held a number of executive positions including Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco. He also serves on the board of EXOR SpA (EXO:IM). Mike has a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a trustee of the Stanford Business School Trust and he also serves on the board of WITNESS, a non-profit organization focused on human rights.
- Grew up:
- Palo Alto
- San Jose, London, San Francisco
- Woodside, CA
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