Ash Munshi, CEO
Before joining Pepperdata, Ash was executive chairman for Marianas Labs, a deep learning startup sold in December 2015. Prior to that he was CEO for Graphite Systems, a big data storage startup that was sold to EMC DSSD in August 2015. Munshi also served as CTO of Yahoo, as a CEO of both public and private companies, and is on the board of several technology startups.
Sean Suchter, Cofounder and CTO
Sean was the founding GM of Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Search Technology Center, where he led the integration of Facebook and Twitter content into Bing search. Prior to Microsoft, Sean managed the Yahoo Search Technology team, the first production user of Hadoop. Sean joined Yahoo through the acquisition of Inktomi, and holds a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech.
Chad Carson, Cofounder
At Microsoft, Yahoo, and Inktomi, Chad led teams using huge amounts of data building web-scale products, including social search at Bing and sponsored search ranking and optimization at Yahoo. Before getting into web search, Chad worked on computer vision and image retrieval, earning a Ph.D. in EECS from UC Berkeley. Chad also holds Bachelor’s degrees in History and Electrical Engineering from Rice.
Ed Colonna, VP of Marketing and Business Development
Working for successful enterprise technology companies such as PeopleSoft, Extensity, Mercury Interactive and nCircle, Ed drove large scale growth through the development of new products and categories, company and product launches and strategic partnerships. Most recently he built one of the first commercially successful cloud security platforms scaling to over 10,000 users and 150 partners in less than 12 months.