Rebecca brings to Moxie a wealth of expertise in managing high growth technology companies. Prior to this role at Moxie, Rebecca was the CEO of Tealeaf where she grew the company, even through the economic downturn, delivering innovative customer experience management (CEM) solutions. Ward presided over Tealeaf’s successful sale to IBM in June of 2012.
Prior to joining Tealeaf, a Foundation Capital company, Rebecca served as group president of engineering, marketing, and product development at Digex, a publicly traded company. Before Digex, Rebecca worked for BBN/GTE Internetworking, where she held the position of vice president of product management and engineering. Rebecca started her career at Xerox. She holds Bachelor of Science degrees in engineering technology and computer technology from Northeastern University.
At Foundation Capital, Warren focuses primarily on investments in emerging software companies — both licensed and software as a service — as well as on those in the Cleantech industry. He currently serves on the boards of eMeter.com, Guardian Analytics, InterAct, MarkMonitor, Moxie, Purfresh, Quantivo, Rearden Commerce, SilkRoad Technologies, and Silver Spring Networks. Catching emerging technologies and superstar entrepreneurs early is Warren’s passion. His close ties with leading universities and research labs give him a window into innovations in their purest form, and he cherishes the chance to work with the smartest minds in business, whether first-timers or Nobel-Prize winners. His involvement with on-demand software companies and Cleantech began years before investing in those areas became a mainstream event. Warren joined Foundation Capital in 2002 with more than 25 years experience in the software industry, including time as president and CEO of four public and private software companies. Most recently, he was president and CEO of Asera, a real-time software solutions provider. Previously, Warren served as president and CEO of Prism Solutions during the company’s transition from data warehousing tools provider to business intelligence application deliverer. Prior to that, Warren was president of SQRIBE Technologies (now Hyperion) and earlier, president and CEO of SMI. Warren has held numerous other senior executive positions at Next Software (Apple), Continuum (Computer Sciences Corporation) and Dun & Bradstreet Software. He holds a BS from Western Illinois University. Read Warren’s full bio.
Warren B. Riley, General Partner, joined Oak Investment Partners in 1999. He focuses on investments in the consumer Internet, digital media and marketing, and enterprise software and services sectors. Ren currently serves on the Boards of Centric Software, Gazillion Entertainment, iCrossing, MyLife.com, Moxie, and Sutherland Global Services. He was on the Boards of Digital Media Group (acquired by VisionChina), Parlano (acquired by Microsoft), Talisma (acquired by nGenera), and U.S. Auto Parts (NASD: PRTS). Ren works closely with several Oak portfolio companies including Aspect Software, Demand Media, Photobucket, Rearden Commerce, SmartDrive and Zumobi. He is also actively involved with Oak’s investments in China including Lianlian Pay, Lingtu, Shenzhen State Micro Technology (SMiT) and SportsGG. Ren’s past portfolio activity includes Allyes (acquired by Focus Media), Aventail (acquired by SonicWALL), Cobalt, Connexus, Fastclick (acquired by ValueClick), Limelight Networks (NASD: LLNW), MobiTV, RazorGator, Shop.com, and Tele Atlas (acquired by TomTom). Prior to joining Oak, Ren was a Senior Associate with Robertson Stephens, a technology-focused investment bank. He worked in the corporate finance division and executed several public and private equity offerings as well as M&A transactions in the Internet, technology, business and information services sectors. Ren graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Government.
Jonathan Schwartz is the Chief Executive Officer of CareZone, a social utility to help individuals and families caring for a child, parent or loved one. He’s led large organizations and small, having co-founded Lighthouse Design in 1999, whose eventual sale to Sun Microsystems set the foundation for his taking over as CEO of that Fortune 250 company in 2006. Schwartz’s experience will be instrumental in fueling Moxie’s growth and solidifying its position as a leader in the enterprise social software market. He is also a member of the board of directors at Taleo, which was recently acquired by Oracle Corporation. Schwartz has driven innovations throughout his career, from technology and business models to corporate transparency, a career which began at McKinsey & Co., Inc. He received degrees in mathematics and economics from Wesleyan University.
Mr. Goldman serves as the chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration of Yahoo! He previously served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Fortinet, Inc., a provider of unified threat management solutions. From 2000 to 2006 he served as senior vice president, finance and administration, and chief financial officer of Siebel Systems, Inc., a provider of customer software solutions and services (which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in January 2006). Prior to August 2000, he served as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Excite@Home Corporation and Sybase, Inc. He has also served as chief financial officer of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and VLSI Technology, Inc. Mr. Goldman serves on the board of directors of BigBand Networks, Inc., Infinera, Inc., Starent Networks Corp. and several private companies. Mr. Goldman served on the board of Juniper Networks, Inc. until his resignation in January 2008. He is currently on the board of trustees of Cornell University and was recently a member of the Treasury Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession, a public committee that made recommendations to encourage a more sustainable auditing profession. He was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council from 2000 to 2003. Mr. Goldman earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1971 and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1974.