Rally Tech Partners

The insider advantage.

A nationwide network of leaders and visionaries drawn from the most influential companies in tech.

Rally Tech Partners act as a flexible extension of our team, selectively applying their expertise to strengthen the capabilities of our portfolio companies at each phase of their journey.

The power of many.
With expertise spanning marketing, sales, leadership, finance and engineering, Rally Tech Partners work directly with our early-stage companies to provide targeted guidance, inspiration and connections when and where it counts.

Rally Tech Partners
Tony Daffer Managing Partner at Provenire Capital Kevin DeNuccio Technology Chief Executive and Venture Capital Investor Chris DiBona Director of Open Source at Google Sean Donaldson CTO at NTT Managed Services - America's Shawn Douglass CEO at Amberdata Timothy Eades CEO of vArmour Rick Ehrman CEO at VNN Noah Eisner Founder of Coupa Software Staffan Ericsson Venture Partner at Vesbridge Partners Mark Evans Former Head of Marketplace Intelligence Group at Google Bruce Felt CFO at Domo Mark Floyd Venture Partner at TDF Ventures Ben Fried CIO at Google Rafi Golberstein President at PACE Loan Group Patrick Gordan Executive Managing Director at Leader Ventures John Guider Co-Founder of Compellent Technologies Dale Jantzen Board Director of Canary Foundation Jack Jia Founder and CEO of Musely Andrew Johnson VP, Revenue of Branch Dennis R. Johnson Management Consultant at Dennis R. Johnson & Associates Galen G. Johnson Board Member at American Investors Bank Jack Judd Former CFO at Proto Labs and Compellent Kevin J Kennedy CEO at Quanergy Patrick Kennedy President at Loyolan Ventures Montgomery Kersten Independent Board Member and CEO Advisor Tom Kieffer Founder of Virteva Tom Killalea Board Member, Capital One; Former VP Technology at Amazon David Kinsella Head of Business Operations at Scale AI Carson Kipfer Co-Founder of SportsEngine Josh Krsnak President at Hempel Atam Lalchandani Advisor/Board Member at Sierra Angels Len Landale Senior Vice President ERP and Applications Hosting at Secure-24 Ben Laurie Principal Engineer at Google Research and Machine Intelligence; Wrote Apache-SSL Demetrios Lazarikos Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Blue Lava David Lenhardt Former President and CEO of PetSmart Jim Leslie Co-Founder of Flipgrid Mark Lewis CEO at Solos Health Analytics John Lilly Managing Member of Lateral Capital Management Don Listwin President and CEO at RapidAI Alexander Lloyd Managing Director of Accelerator Ventures Bill Magnuson Co-Founder and CEO at Braze Shekhar Mandal Partner at Cyras Partners Bethany Mayer Independent Board Member; Former CEO of Ixia Marshall Kirk McKusick Computer Software Consultant and Contractor John Michelsen CEO at Ant Brains Shridhar Mittal CEO at ZIMPERIUM William Murphy Former SMD and CTO at Blackstone George Neville-Neil Director of Engineering Operational Security at JUUL Labs Cosmos Nicolaou Principal at CloudEng Vincent Pangrazio EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at SiTime Marc Parrish Investor and Advisor at Adapt.io John Peters President and COO of Voltage Security Josh Pickus CEO of Net Health Systems; Board Member at Conversica Rafat Pirzada Co-Founder of Cyras Dmitry Pushkarev Founder of Cluster K Marty Sanders CTO at Arctic Wolf Networks Theo Schlossnagle Founder and CTO at Circonus Mike Shapiro VP Software Engineering, EMC / DSSD EMC Al Shipp Former President and CEO at 3VR Alnoor Shivji Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Azure Biosystems Chris Smith CEO and Co-Founder at Kipsu Mike Snyder CEO and Founder of WEB Products Phil Soran Founder of Xiotech, Compellent and Flipgrid Kevin Spreng Corporate Finance and Start-Up Lawyer at Fredrikson & Byron Colin Stewart Managing Director/Vice Chairman at Morgan Stanley Mark Tanoury Partner at Cooley Godward Scott Taylor Board Member, Strategic Advisor and Former Chief Legal Officer Sunil Tomar Founder and CEO at Brillus Dave Toth Founder of NetRatings Eva Tsai Marketing Executive at Google Cloud Tom Wadlow Founder and Principal at TW.COM James Waldo CTO at Harvard Rob Weber Co-Founder of NativeX; Co-Founder and Managing Director of Great North Labs Sven Wehrwein Director and Audit Committee Chair at Atricure, Proto Labs and SPS Commerce Donna Wells Former President and CEO at Mindflash Technologies

Strategy in action

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Tech Partners FAQ

Learn more about the experts that help our portfolio companies achieve deep market alignment.

The Rally platform includes a dynamic group of more than 100 Rally Tech Partners—visionaries, technologists and executives — with deep sector expertise. Rally Tech Partners work directly with our early-stage companies, helping them navigate the most direct route to success.
Tech Partners work directly with our early-stage companies to provide targeted guidance, inspiration and connections. And as investors in our fund, every Tech Partner has a personal stake in adding significant value from Day One.
There are currently over 100 Rally Tech Partners. The group is comprised of current and former senior business leaders, technologists, CEOs, investors and entrepreneurs.
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