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BirthplaceFort Knox, KY


Stanford University, BS 1990
Computer Science
Stanford University, MS 1991
Computer Science

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Michael Wolfe

Michael has started or been an initial employee at four startups, including Pipewise, Vontu, Kana, and I/PRO.

Two of the companies (Vontu, I/PRO) had large acquisitions, and one (Kana) had a successful IPO.

He was a co-founder of Vontu, an enterprise security software company, acquired by Symantec for $350M in 2007.

He spent two years at Symantec, including a year as the CTO of the Enterprise Product Group, a $4B business with 5000 engineers inside of Symantec.

Prior to Vontu, Michael was a founding employee and VP of Engineering at Kana, the pioneer in web-based CRM.

Kana went public in 1999 at a multi-billion dollar market capitalization and generated several hundred million dollars in revenue.

Mike started his career at Goldman Sachs in New York and London.

He has taught at Stanford University and lectured at Harvard, Dartmouth, ESADE, and St. Mary’s business schools.

When Mike is not working or with his family, he enjoys, triathlon, cyclocross, ultra-distance running, loves travel, and loves living in San Francisco.

Michael and his wife Mary support several local organizations, including D-Rev, where Michael is on the Board of Directors, Raphael House San Francisco, Stanford University, the University of Virginia, and the California Academy of Sciences.

Recent Milestones

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    Michael Wolfe — Founded ccLoop, Inc. (9/1/10)
    Posted 10/26/10 at 12:41pm
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    Michael Wolfe added a position as CEO at Pipewise. (9/1/10)
    Posted 2/16/11 at 11:48pm
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    Michael Wolfe added a position as Entreprenuer In Residence at Benchmark. (10/1/09)
    Posted 10/21/09 at 11:57am
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    Michael Wolfe added a position as CTO, Enterprise Product Group at Symantec. (1/1/09)
    Posted 9/24/10 at 6:19am
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    Michael Wolfe — Co-Founded Vontu with Joseph Ansanelli and Kevin Rowney (8/1/02)
    Posted 9/24/10 at 6:15am
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    Michael Wolfe added a position as Co-Founder, VP of Technology and Services at Vontu. (2/1/02)
    Posted 9/24/10 at 6:19am
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    Michael Wolfe added a position as Vice President, Engineering at KANA Software. (3/1/97)
    Posted 9/24/10 at 6:18am
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    Michael Wolfe added a position as Director, Engineering at IPRO. (3/1/95)
    Posted 9/24/10 at 6:17am
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    Michael Wolfe added to Hall.
    Posted 4/7/14 at 3:38am



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