Bryan Stolle / MDV
Bryan Stolle, a former entrepreneur, founder and chief executive officer, brings significant company building expertise to MDV. He focuses on and invests in people, ideas, and companies that are trying to solve important business problems using new technologies, business models, or processes.
Stolle co-founded MDV-backed Agile Software in March 1995. He then served as a member of the Agile board of directors and as Agile CEO through April 2006, and as Chairman of the Board until Oracle acquired the company in July 2007.
Prior to founding Agile, Stolle served in various executive marketing roles at Sherpa Corporation, a developer of enterprise product data management software and Rexcom Systems, a software company he co-founded. He started his career at EDS.
Stolle holds a B.A. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Stolle is a visionary and pioneer in the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) industry, and is a popular speaker on the topics of PLM, enterprise product strategy, and outsourcing. He also serves on the advisory boards of the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business and the University of Texas McCombs School of Business, as well as the board of the San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum.