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Andrew Kowal
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Andrew Kowal is a Partner with Francisco Partners, and focuses primarily on investments in the hardware and systems sectors.

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2001, Andrew was a member of Princes Gate Investors, the private equity arm of the Institutional Securities Division of Morgan Stanley, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation and execution of private equity transactions in a variety of industries, including information technology.

Andrew serves on the board of directors of Corsair, Ichor Systems, Optanix, Procera, ShoreGroup, and Source Photonics. He previously served on the board of directors of ADERANT, MagnaChip, Metrologic Instruments, and Mitel Networks.
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Brian Decker
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Brian Decker is a Principal with Francisco Partners.

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2008, Brian was a Business Analyst with McKinsey & Company where he focused on engagements in the semiconductor, telecommunications and hardware sectors. Earlier in his career he worked at Mindspeed Technologies and Skyworks Solutions in a variety of product and strategic marketing roles.

Brian serves on the board of directors of Healthland, K2, Plex Systems, and Procera. He formerly served on the board of directors of Grass Valley.
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Dave Stevens
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Dave Stevens has been an investor, entrepreneur, and operating executive in the technology industry for more than 25 years. Dave was a co-founder of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in 2005 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 2008. In that role, he developed the foundational vision and market entry strategy for the company’s transformative technology. Dave also served as a Venture Partner at Foundation Capital where he was responsible for investments in the communications, computing, storage and wireless sectors.

Most recently, he was the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development for Brocade, where he led the company’s technology strategy, key business initiatives, M&A and investment portfolio as it focused on the evolving data center infrastructure within enterprises, cloud service providers and federal markets. Dave holds a BS, Electrical Engineering and a MS, Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia.
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Manuel Rivelo
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Manny brings more than 30 years of tech expertise to the table and is responsible for the company’s overall strategy and operations. Prior to AppViewX, he held key leadership roles as CEO at F5 Networks and SVP at Cisco Systems.

He is a natural problem-solver and is hands-on when it comes to tackling complex business opportunities. He has successfully applied technology at a practical level to drive profitable growth, innovation, productivity, and operational excellence. In the past, he has been responsible for launching and driving new market adjacencies, strategy, product management, marketing, and business and corporate development.

He has been a director of Apollo Education Group since March 2009 and is a member of the Compensation Committee.

He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.
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Vincent J. Molinaro
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As Chief Customer Officer, Vince Molinaro is responsible for driving the strategic and operational elements of the Sales, Marketing, Partners, Services and Support functions at Juniper Networks. He leads a global organization of more than 3,500 professionals that includes direct and indirect sales, systems engineering, advanced technologies and field operations.

Molinaro brings more than 25 years of professional experience in engineering, product management, marketing, sales and operations to his worldwide role. He joined Juniper in 2009 and led the strategy and go-to-market execution for the company’s global service provider business. He was named EVP, Worldwide Sales in 2013 before assuming his current role in February 2014.

Prior to joining Juniper, Molinaro held senior leadership positions at a number of technology companies including Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent and Internap Network Services. He has extensive domestic and international experience having lived and managed large organizations throughout Europe and the U.S.

Molinaro holds a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from Boston University and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from University of Bridgeport. He is based out of the Juniper Networks facility in New Jersey, home of OpenLab, The Junos and SDN Center for Innovation.

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