NVCA featured Sierra Ventures & Treasure Data in their “Building Better” Series. The piece profiles Sierra Ventures Managing Director Tim Guleri and Treasure Data CEO and Co-Founder Hiro Yoshikawa’s relationship from initial investment to the $600M acquisition by ARM (Softbank) in 2018.
Tim is a former serial entrepreneur, having built two successful software infrastructure companies: Scopus Technology (IPO in 1995) and Octane Software (M&A – Epiphany $3.2 billion). He joined Sierra Ventures as Managing Director in 2002 and focuses on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Since joining, he has taken two companies public (Sourcefire – FIRE and MakeMyTrip – MMYT), and has been responsible for several M&As. Tim holds a BA in Electrical Engineering from PEC University of Technology (India) and an MS in IEOR/Robotics from Virginia Tech. His passion (outside of his family and companies) is soccer.