Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ben Golub, President and CEO, Gluster

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Hitesh Chellani, Vice President Operations, Gluster

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Anand Babu (AB) Periasamy, CTO, Gluster

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Bernard Dallé, Partner, Index Ventures

Bernard Dallé is a Partner at Index Ventures, which he joined in 1997. His areas of investment focus currently include enterprise infrastructure, applications and services.

Bernard serves as a Director for several companies including Dimdim, Mimecast, OpenX, Optier, Pentaho, StorSimple and Worklight.

Prior to joining Index, Bernard spent six years with McKinsey & Company and Procter & Gamble. While with Procter & Gamble, Bernard was responsible for the implementation of financial, accounting and logistics ERP systems.

He has a MSc. in Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and a MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Business.

Naren Gupta, Ph.D., Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

Prior to Nexus, Naren Co-founded Integrated Systems Inc (ISI), a leading embedded software company in 1980 and took it public in 1990. He served as ISI’s President/CEO till 1994 and as its Chairman till ISI merged with WindRiver Systems in 2000. He subsequently served as CEO and Vice-Chairman of Wind River Systems.

Naren has been an active investor for the last ten years. Among his investments, several companies had successful public exits, including Digital Link, E-Tek Dynamics, Numerical Technology and RightNow. Exits through acquisitions include Speedera Networks.

Naren holds a B. Tech. and is a recipient of President’s Gold Medal from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi; an MS from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, all in engineering. Naren has received distinguished alumni awards from Caltech and IIT and was elected a Fellow of the IEEE.

In addition to Wind River, Naren serves on the boards Tibco Software, Red Hat Inc. and the Community Foundation of Silicon Valley. He is also a founding member of TiE and is an active advisor to Indian entrepreneurs worldwide.