Mike Speiser
Managing Director at Sutter Hill

Mike's current directorships include Bracket Computing, Platfora, Pure Storage, Sila Nanotechnologies, Snowflake, and Sumo Logic. He is also responsible for a number of the firm's other investments including Instart Logic.

Mike Joined Sutter Hill Ventures in 2008 from Yahoo!, where he was Vice President of Community products- he joined Yahoo! through the acquisition of Bix, where he served as CEO. Previously, Mike was Vice President and Technical Advisor to Symantec's Chairman & CEO and served as Vice President of Product Marketing and Product Management at Versitas Software, which was acquired by Symantec.

He also co-founded Epinions.com, worked as a consultant at Mckinsey & Company, and was an analyst with CS First Boston.

Mike holds a B.A. from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A from harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar.