Prior to co-founding Granite Hill, Shailesh was Chairman and CEO of Providian Financial Corporation and served on the boards of Paypal and Mastercard. He has been a General Partner with Invesco funds and an Operating General Partner of Sequoia Capital (formerly WestBridge Capital). He served as President of Capital Holding and Executive Vice President of Key Corp.
Dr. Asher Sinensky, PhD has spent the last decade working in Silicon Valley on problems related to data, security, and their intersections with technology. After receiving his doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Sinensky joined Palantir Technologies where he has served in a variety of roles during his tenure. Dr. Sinensky has broad experience touching many parts of the data analytics and software ecosystem including product management / development, data modeling, enterprise software implementation, enterprise software sales, and data policy & privacy.
Ehud leads SentinelOne’s Research and Forensic Group. He oversees the company’s product innovation and supports development across multiple engineering areas, including architecture and product capabilities.
Ehud is a computer security expert and developer with more than eighteen years of experience in security, especially in malware research and advanced sandboxing technology.
Tomer co-founded SentinelOne in 2013. Before SentinelOne, Tomer led product development and strategy for the Toluna Group as a VP of Products.
Previously, he held application security and consulting roles at various enterprises and was CTO at Carambola Media.
Hilton Romanski is the SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco. He has been responsible for numerous acqusition deals and was the driving force behind many of the innovative financial structures now represented in Cisco’s technology portfolio. Prior to joining Cisco, Hilton held several leadership roles at J.P. Morgan. Hilton is also a member of the board of Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector.
Hilton holds a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University.
Sumir Chadha is the founder and Managing Director of WestBridge Capital US Advisors, LLC and serves as a member on boards of numerous organizations. During his stint at Goldman Sachs in Singapore and New York and at McKinsey & Co. in New York and New Delhi, he has donned many hats.
Sumir has previously served as Chairman of the Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA). He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School with Distinction, and a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University.
Jeff has over fifteen years’ experience in financial services and alternative asset management. He has held senior risk management positions at Wells Fargo and was the COO of Overland Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Wells Fargo with over $2 billion in AUM. He was previously Vice President and Assistant Treasurer at KKR Financial. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Miami University.
Sameet has been an engineer, investor, and executive in Silicon Valley for twenty years. Prior to co-founding Granite Hill, Sameet spent seven years in M&A and strategic venture capital with Cisco, where he established and led the venture capital effort in India. He has developed a diverse network of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors in both the US and India. He was previously with Lehman Brothers in the technology investment banking group. Sameet holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and a MBA from Stanford Business School.