John Jarve is the Board Director of Avere Systems Inc.
He is also a Managing Director of Menlo Ventures.
John joined Menlo Ventures in 1985. Over the past 24 years, he has led Menlo's investments in more than 40 portfolio companies, primarily in the communications, storage, semiconductor, Internet and financial technology sectors.
His recent Investments and Board seats include:
John was a lead Venture Investor in the following public companies that achieved successful initial public offerings:
Ascend Communications (ASND, now part of Lucent),
Cavium Networks (CAVM),
Digital Insight (DGIN),
Syntellect (SXNT, now part of Enghouse Systems),
UUNET Technologies (UUNT, now part of Verizon) .
John is a Graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering) .
The Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.).
He is a Trustee of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The former Chairman of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Management Board.