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Founder, Manager @
Investments
2 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Los Altos
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Person Details

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Kambiz is an accomplished investor, team builder, and industry executive.

Kambiz began his entrepreneurial career at StrataCom. He was part of the leadership team that transformed StrataCom into a leading global provider of switching platforms and sold the company to Cisco Systems for $4.0 billion.

Kambiz has developed and marketed lasting products such as the CRS-1, Cisco's largest routing platform that today processes the majority of global internet traffic.

Kambiz was a senior executive for more than nine years at Cisco systems operating multi-billion dollar businesses and has built lasting customer relationships.

Kambiz has built a rich experience in both early stage investments and late stage private equity investments. At Archimedes Labs, an early stage Incubator, Kambiz helped create three exits in just over three years and raise over $150M for its portfolio companies. At SilverLake, a leading technology Private Equity firm, Kambiz was a Senior Advisor for over four years.

Kambiz is an outstanding team builder. It is through building a strong team and focusing the team that he accomplishes great results.

Kambiz is the Chairman of the Board at Infinera, a bigger than $2B market cap Nasdaq company that leads the optical transport market. Kambiz is also the co-founder and Executive Chairman at Kodiak Data, a stealth mode start-up that will transform the data center.

Kambiz holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University.

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Founder, Manager

Jan 1, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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Key Innovator and Leader
2005
May 1, 2009
President and CEO

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Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
May, 2016undisclosed amount / Venture
Aug, 2012undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)

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