Donald is a Venture Partner at General Catalyst, focused on leading investments in early stage enterprise software, software-as-a-service, open source, mobile, data science, and cloud computing companies.
Donald comes to General Catalyst from Greylock Partners. While at Greylock, Donald led Greylock's Series A investment in Typesafe, and served as CEO for its first year of operations.
Prior to Greylock, Donald was Vice President and General Manager of Online Services at Red Hat, where he oversaw new product launches including Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon EC2. Prior to that, he led product management for Red Hat’s flagship Enterprise Linux product line, the leading commercial open source operating system. Previously, Donald was in consulting and development roles at Inktomi and Oracle.
Donald received a BS in Economics and Computer Science from Yale University, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Apr, 2016||Ionic||$8.5M / Series A (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Jul, 2015||Continuum Analytics||$24M / Series A (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Jun, 2015||Tesora||$4.5M / Series B||General Catalyst Partners|
|Apr, 2015||Rocana||$15M / Series B||General Catalyst Partners|
|Jun, 2014||Rocana||$4.4M / Series A (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Apr, 2013||Tesora||$5.7M / Series A (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Oct, 2012||Tesora||$1M / Seed||General Catalyst Partners|
|Apr 28, 2016||Xconomy - Ionic Downloads $8.5M to Rev Up Business Around Open-Source Software|
|Jul 23, 2015||Business Wire - Continuum Analytics Secures $24 Million Series A Round to Empower Next Phase of Data Science|
|May 1, 2015||TechCrunch - Rocana Lands $15M To Bring Big Data Analysis To IT Ops|
|Apr 30, 2015||FinSMEs - Rocana Raises $15M in Series B Round of Funding|
|Jun 27, 2014||TechCrunch - Open Platforms Fuel Startup Ecosystems|
|Jun 13, 2014||FinSMEs - ScalingData Closes $4.4M Funding|
|Mar 19, 2014||Venture Beat - Data in the boardroom: More venture firms are snatching up data scientists|
|Jan 22, 2014||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: January 22, 2014|