Board of Directors

  • Tom Killalea

    Chairman of the Board

    Tom Killalea has been an advisor to technology-driven companies since November 2014. Formerly at Amazon for 16 years, Tom was the Company’s first Chief Information Security Officer and led the infrastructure and distributed systems team, which later became a key part of the Amazon Web Services platform. While there, he also led the product development and engineering teams for the Kindle Content Ecosystem, where he advanced the Kindle reading experience by creating innovative features such as X-Ray and Popular Highlights, and built the Amazon Publishing technology platform. Tom is advising several private companies at present, including ORRECO, which provides bioinformatics to world class athletes; Profitero, which delivers global ecommerce intelligence for brands and retailers; and Satellogic, which is building commercial-grade, affordable earth observation. He holds a BS in Education from the National University of Ireland and a BS in Computer Science from Trinity College in Dublin.

  • Chip Hazard


    Chip Hazard is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience broadly cover companies and technologies in the information technology sector. He currently represents the firm on the boards of 1-800-FREE411 (Jingle Networks), MongoDB, First Best Systems, Infobright, Placemark, Reveal Imaging, and Sciformix and was previously a director at Bowstreet (acquired by IBM), mValent (acquired by Oracle) and SupplyScape (acquired by TraceLink). Before joining Flybridge in May 2002, Chip was a General Partner with Greylock Partners, a leading venture capital firm he joined in 1994. While at Greylock, Chip led or participated in numerous successful investments in the enterprise information technology field including Narrative Communications (acquired by @Home), Idiom Technologies (acquired by SDL), iPhrase Technologies (acquired by IBM), IBA (acquired by ServiceSoft/Kana), Storage Networks (IPO), Totality (acquired by MCI) and the Vincam Group (IPO in 1996, acquired by ADP). Prior to Greylock, he was with Company Assistance Limited, an investment and consulting firm in Warsaw Poland; and Bain and Company, an international management consulting firm. Chip received a BA with honors from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and a Ford Scholar.

  • Roelof Botha


    Roelof Botha focuses on internet services and software investments at Sequoia Capital. He is currently a Director of Eventbrite, Evernote,, Jawbone, MongoDB, Natera, QuizUp, Square, Unity Technologies, Weebly, Whisper, and Xoom. He is also involved with Sequoia Capital portfolio companies including AssureRx. Previously, he was a Director of (GOOG), Insider Pages (IACI), Meebo (GOOG), TokBox (Telefonica Digital), Nimbula (ORCL), Tumblr (YHOO), and Cue (AAPL), and led Sequoia's investment in Instagram (FB). Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2003, Roelof served as the Chief Financial Officer of PayPal (EBAY), an online payments company. Earlier, he worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. Roelof is a certified actuary (Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries) and holds a BS in Actuarial Science, Economics and Statistics from the University of Cape Town and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

  • John McMahon


    John McMahon serves as a board director to several enterprise software startups, including Sprinklr, Fuze, Snowflake, Cybereason, Skyport, and Sumo Logic. Previously at BMC, John was responsible for $1.4B in annual revenue. John joined BMC after the company acquired BladeLogic, where he was chief operating officer. He was instrumental in BladeLogic’s IPO and consistently grew revenues over 100 percent year-over-year. Prior to BladeLogic, John was at Ariba, where he also grew revenues 100 percent year-over-year; GeoTel, where the growth in network call routing software sales led to an acquisition by Cisco for $2B; and Parametric Technology Corporation, where revenues increased from $1M to $1.1B in just nine years.

    • Hope Cochran


      Hope Cochran is a Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group with more than 20 years of financial and operating experience in the technology and telecom sectors. Recently, she served as CFO of gaming company King Digital where she helped lead the company’s IPO and subsequent acquisition by Activision. Hope currently serves on Hasbro's board of directors as the Audit Committee chair, and on New Relic's board on directors. She has a wealth of experience as a financial expert with audit committees at both public and private companies. Hope has also held several roles in the software industry at Red Pepper Software Solutions and SkillsVillage, a company she founded. Both companies were acquired by PeopleSoft. Later, she served as the CFO at Clearwire Corporation, a telecommunications operator. Hope holds a BA in economics and music from Stanford University.

    • Archana Agrawal


      Archana Agrawal has been the Head of Enterprise and Cloud Marketing at Atlassian, an enterprise software company, since May 2016. Ms. Agrawal joined Atlassian in 2013 as Head of Data Science and Growth Marketing, where she helped build and scale the analytics capabilities for the company’s high velocity, self-serve go-to-market model. Previously, Ms. Agrawal was at Ladders, Inc. from 2007 until 2013, where she led corporate-wide analytics. She began her career at the IBM Almaden Research Center. Ms. Agrawal has a combined sixteen years of experience in the software industry.  She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and received her M.S. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    • Dev Ittycheria

      Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

      Dev Ittycheria has over two decades of experience as an entrepreneur, investor, and leader specializing in high-growth software companies. Currently, he is the President & CEO of MongoDB, where he led its IPO in 2017—the first public offering of a database company in over 26 years. Under Dev's leadership, MongoDB has released innovative products such as Atlas, its global cloud database, acquired thousands of customers, rapidly expanded operations around the world, grown its business faster and delivered better financial performance than any comparable company in its sector. Previously, Dev was Managing Director at OpenView Venture Partners, Venture Partner at Greylock Partners, and CEO/Co-founder of BladeLogic, which was acquired by BMC for $900 million. Following the acquisition he served as President of BMC. Dev founded his first technology company in 1998, and his leadership and board roles have resulted in 4 IPOs and 2 significant acquisitions. Devgraduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, was honored with the Medal of Excellence and was recognized by the School of Engineering as one of its "2010 Alumnus of the Year."

      • Eliot Horowitz

        Director, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

        Eliot Horowitz is the CTO and Co-Founder of MongoDB. He wrote the core code base for MongoDB starting in 2007, and subsequently built the engineering and product teams. Today, Eliot oversees those teams, and continues to drive technology innovations at MongoDB.

        Prior to MongoDB, Eliot co-founded and built ShopWiki, a groundbreaking online retail search engine. He built its technology, it's team, and presided over its private sale in 2010. Before that, Eliot was a software developer in the R&D group at DoubleClick.

        Eliot is on the board of the NY Tech Talent Pipeline. In 2015 was named to the Business Insider “Under 35 and Crushing it” list. He was also recently named to Crain's NY Business 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 list.

        Eliot received a B.S. in Computer Science from Brown University.