Board of Directors
Tony ZingaleExecutive Chairman
Tony is Executive Chairman of the board. Most recently, he held the position of CEO for over five years where he was responsible for overseeing the company's overall strategic direction, planning and execution.
He has nearly 30 years of experience building profitable, high growth information technology companies. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercury Interactive, the worldwide leader of Business Technology Optimization (BTO) solutions. Tony successfully grew Mercury to over $1B in annual sales and then engineered the $5B merger with Hewlett Packard which was completed at the end of 2006. Prior to Mercury, he was President and CEO of Clarify, a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software, where he grew the company to more than $300 million in annual revenue. Nortel acquired Clarify for $2.1 billion in 1999.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the University of Cincinnati Foundation's Board of Trustees.
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Elisa SteeleCEO and President
Elisa Steele is Jive's CEO and President. In this role, Elisa is responsible for leading and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to that, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Products, where she was responsible for Jive's vision and end-to-end global marketing and product functions. She also served as Jive's CMO. Prior to Jive, Elisa was corporate vice president and chief marketing officer of consumer apps and services at Microsoft, including brands such as Bing, Internet Explorer, Lync, MSN,Outlook.com and Skype, among others. Prior to this role, Elisa was the chief marketing officer at Skype, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Yahoo! and senior vice president of corporate marketing at NetApp.
Elisa holds a Master of Business Administration degree from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Amber Alert GPS and is an innovation advisor to the non-profit organization, Equality Now. She previously served on the board of directors of RMG Networks, the advisory board to consumer companies CareZone and Eyeona, the Interactive Advertising Bureau board of directors and executive committee from 2009-2011, and the Forbes Executive Women advisory board. In 2009, Advertising Age named Elisa a "Woman to Watch." She is currently a member and volunteer for National Charity League and donates time and resources in her local school community.
Matt TuckerChief Technology Officer, co-founder
Matt Tucker, co-founder and CTO, is responsible for the long-term technical and strategic direction of Jive's products. Along with Bill Lynch, Matt founded Jive Software in 2001 and has helped build the company from just two people to where it is today. Matt is an active member in open standards communities including having served on the board of the XMPP Standards Foundation.
Prior to Jive, Matt worked as a software engineer at an internet startup in San Francisco called 4charity.
Matt holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.
Jim GoetzSequoia Capital
Jim Goetz is a Partner at Sequoia Capital focusing on cloud, mobile and enterprise companies. Jim currently serves on the board of Admob, Appirio, Barracuda, Clearwell, eMeter, Jive Software, Metaswitch Networks, Nimble Storage, Palo Alto Networks and Widgetbox. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2004, Jim served as a General Partner at Accel Partners where he led the investments in Entrisphere (ERIC), Peribit (JNPR), RGB, and Rhapsody (BRCD) and was part of the team responsible for BroadJump (MOTV), Timetra (ALA) and Topspin (CSCO).
Earlier, Jim was a Founder of VitalSigns (LU) where he went on to serve as VP/GM of the VitalSoft division of Lucent. Prior to VitalSigns, Jim was the Vice President of Network Management for Bay Networks. Prior to Bay and Synoptics, he held various product and marketing positions at AT&T, AT&T Bell Labs, and Digital Equipment. Jim has a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Jonathan HeiligerNorth Bridge
Jonathan joins North Bridge from Facebook, where he was VP of Technical Operations from 2007 until 2011, as Facebook grew from 35 million users to over 800 million. Heiliger brings to North Bridge his passion for creating and scaling solution-focused technology companies as an active advisor, investor or executive. Jonathan will focus on identifying companies that are attempting to solve problems of significant scale and scope and is based in California.
At Facebook, Jonathan oversaw global infrastructure, site architecture and internal systems. Prior to Facebook, Jonathan held executive technical operations roles at Walmart and Danger (acquired by Microsoft). He also spent several years as Chief Operating Officer for Loudcloud (which became Opsware and was later acquired by HP). Earlier in his career, Jonathan co-founded and was the CTO of Frontier GlobalCenter, and later founded Global Crossing's corporate venture capital group.
Jonathan's investment portfolio encompasses more than 30 companies, including Cotendo, Last.fm (acquired by CBS), Sonus Networks, SpringTide (acquired by Lucent), Talaria, Tango and Qumranet (acquired by RedHat).
Jonathan currently serves on the board of directors of DuPont Fabros, Jive Software, OneID and Webmonsters, and advises a select group of early-stage technology companies that include Box.net, Cloudera, Quora and Square.
Bill has served on Jive’s board of directors for over six years, and has recently been appointed to the “Office of the CEO” as the board of directors does a comprehensive internal and external search for the CEO. He has more than 30 years of experience building technology companies as both an investor and advisor. Bill previously served on the board of directors of Palo Alto Networks from 2006-2012. He was also an investor/advisor to Nicira Networks, acquired by VMWare in 2012 for $1.2 billion. Prior to this role, Bill was an Operating Partner at Accel Partners, CEO of Big Bear Networks, and CEO of Avanex Corporation.
Bill gained his operating experience in product management as a member of the senior management team of intelligent hub pioneer SynOptics Communications, where during his tenure the company grew to more than $700 million in annual revenue. SynOptics was a major part of Nortel’s $9.1 billion acquisition of Bay Networks in 1998.
Bill is a graduate of University of California at Davis and holds a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University.
Margaret (Marge) Breya is currently the executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Informatica, where she oversees all marketing, branding and market expansion disciplines for the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Prior to joining Informatica, she served as HP’s senior vice president of marketing services, where she was responsible for optimizing marketing investment across the entire company.
Breya has also served as executive vice president and general manager at SAP, executive vice president, general manager and chief marketing officer at Business Objects, chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer at BEA Systems and senior vice president of marketing at Sun Microsystems.
In addition, Breya served on the board of both the BEA and Business Objects Foundations, helping to form their mission and overseeing the distribution of funds. Additionally, she sat on the public board of Document Sciences Corporation, which was acquired by EMC in 2008. Breya received a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Oregon.
Mr. Reilly comes to Jive with a distinguished 30-year career in the software market and currently serves as chief executive officer of Cloudera. Prior to Cloudera, he most recently served as vice president and general manager of enterprise security at HP. Previously, Mr. Reilly served as CEO of enterprise security company ArcSight, which HP acquired in 2010.
In his role at HP, Mr. Reilly was responsible for strategy and development for a number of portfolio companies, including ArcSight, Fortify and HP Tipping Point. Prior to HP's acquisition, Mr. Reilly led ArcSight through a successful initial public offering and subsequent sale to HP. Before joining ArcSight, Mr. Reilly was vice president of business information services for IBM, following the acquisition of Trigo Technologies Inc., a product information management software company. Mr. Reilly also served as CEO of Trigo Technologies.
Chuck RobelInformatica Corporation
Chuck Robel is currently the Lead Independent Director for Informatica Corporation, the leading independent provider of enterprise data integration and data quality software and services. He was previously the Chairman of the Board of McAfee prior to its $ 8 billion acquisition by Intel. In addition, Robel currently serves on the Board of Directors of Autodesk, DemandTec and several other privately held companies.
He previously served as General Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, a $1 billion Venture Capital fund focused on early stage software company investments. Robel began his career as a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he managed numerous IPOs including Yahoo!, Documentum, Hyperion (formerly Arbor Software), Borland, CBS MarketWatch, JD Edwards and Redback Networks.
Ted SchleinKleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB)
Ted Schlein, Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, joined the firm in 1996 with a focus on early stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets; including ventures within the network and consumer security arena.
Ted has led KPCB's involvement in a number of successful investments, including Corio (CRIO), sold to IBM, Extensity (EXTN), sold to GEAC, Internet Security Systems (ISSX), sold to IBM, Oakley Networks, sold to Raytheon, Fortify Software, sold to HP, ArcSight (ARST), IPO, sold to HP
Ted was the founding CEO of Fortify Software, a pioneer in the software security market and now an HP Company. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of 3VR, 41st Parameter, Chegg, Hara Software, IronPlanet, Jive Software, Reputation Defender and Verdiem. He also oversees KPCB's investments in Endgame Systems, LifeLock and Bit9.
Prior to joining KPCB, Ted served as Vice President, Enterprise Solutions at Symantec. He joined the software company as one of its early employees and played an instrumental role in Symantec's growth and dominance as a global software leader. Ted led Symantec's successful move into the software utilities market, as well as the launch of its commercial anti-virus solution, an offering that quickly emerged as the industry gold standard.
Ted holds a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.