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Co-Founder & CEO @
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19 Investments in 8 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.canvas.vc/team-member/gary-morgenthaler/
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Gary is a General Partner of the Canvas Venture Fund. He has a national reputation as a successful executive in the software industry and currently emphasizes investments in big data and enterprise software.

Gary joined Morgenthaler Ventures in 1989 and currently serves as a Partner at that firm as well. He was a past Director of Siri, Inc., which was acquired by Apple in 2010, and BlueArc Corporation which was acquired by Hitachi Data Systems in 2011.

He currently serves on the boards of Nominum, NuoDB, OneChip, and Overture Networks.

Gary co-founded two leading database companies of their time: He was co-founder and past CEO of Illustra Information Technologies, Inc., where he served as a Chairman of Illustra’s Board until its acquisition by Informix in 1996. Gary also co-founded and served as CEO and Chairman of Ingres Corporation, a leading relational database software company.

He also led investments in Catena Networks (acquired by Ciena), Nuance Communications, Premisys Communications, Force10 Networks and QuickLogic.

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General Partner, Canvas Venture Fund

Aug 1, 2013 - Current   (about 3 years)

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1989 - Current   (over 27 years)
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1996
Co-Founder & CEO

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