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General Partner at Rembrandt Venture Partners

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In Sik has spent the past 20 years as an accomplished entrepreneur, advisor, and investor across a broad spectrum of technology-enabled markets. His love of technology started at the age of 12 when he bought his first computer and taught himself to code using computer magazines from the local library. He discovered the online world in 1986 when he bought his first 300 baud modem, and has participated in the global internet transformation phenomena from the very beginning.

In Sik's career contributions have centered around platform enablement, and he focuses his investments primarily on early stage companies building software and data management products/services targeting enterprise markets. In Sik currently serves on the board of directors of Concurrent, CloudOn, Netuitive, Ooyala, and Quark Games.

Prior to Rembrandt, In Sik served as a Venture Partner at Accel Partners for two years where he has individually co-invested in and advised several portfolio companies including Aptana (acquired by Appcelerator), BitTorrent, Cloudera, Couchbase, Facebook (Nasdaq:FB), Mochi Media (acquired by Shanda), Raptr, and Terracotta (acquired by Software AG).

As a young entrepreneur, In Sik co-founded two market-defining venture-backed companies. He was a co-founder and Chief Tactician at Opsware (Nasdaq:OPSW), formerly Loudcloud, which was acquired Hewlett Packard for US$1.6 billion in 2007. In this role, he helped create the cloud computing paradigm and guided the evolution of the data center automation product category.

Prior to Opsware, In Sik co-founded Kiva Software, a pioneer of the Application Server middleware market. There, he architected one of the industry's first Java application servers, deployed by customers such as E-Trade and Bank of America. Kiva was acquired by Netscape Communications in 1997 for US$180 million.

In Sik holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, where he currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board for the College of Engineering and the Advisory Board for the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership.

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