|University of Michigan, MBA||1994|
|Georgetown University, BA||1990|
Dixon Doll, Jr. is the Chief Operating Officer at Violin and a member of the Board of Directors since September 2009.
Dixon was previously the Senior Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development at Fusion-io for one year, from March 2008 to February 2009. He built the field sales team from infancy and led Fusion-io to its first 300 enterprise customers and 30 business partners.
Previously, Dixon founded Longstreet Ventures, a consulting company that provided angel investment capital and assisted CEOs and Boards of Directors of startup companies in developing strategic options. He worked with the CEO of Trapeze Networks and Revolution Partners during its acquisition by Belden in 2008.
Dixon began in the technology industry as a Business Development Manager in 1994 at Oracle Corporation in the Business Alliances Division. He subsequently served as the Vice President of Corporate Development at New Era of Networks (NEON), a public company in the middleware space from 1998-2001 through its acquisition by Sybase.
While at NEON he built the Channel Sales organization from infancy in 1998 to $50M in 2001 while participating in NEON’s M&A activities, including strategic partnerships and 12 acquisitions. He later served as the Vice President of Corporate Development at Recourse Technologies (2001), a leading security technology company sold to Symantec in 2002 for $135M.
He is a graduate of Georgetown University class of 1990 where he received his BA in Government and the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business class of 1994 where he received his MBA. He was a White House Intern in 1989.