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Current Role:
SVP Engineering
Past Role:
CTO, Agari
CTO, LiveOps
Chief Software Architect, Slim Devices
Chief Architect, AOL
Chief Architect, Netscape

Infrastructure & Dev Tools

Vidur Apparao

Vidur is the SVP of Engineering at Salesforce. He previously the CTO at Agari, where he led Engineering and Data Science teams to build a security platform that uses behavioral modeling and anomaly detection to address identity spoofing and phishing. Previously Vidur was the CTO of LiveOps where he was responsible for Architecture and Technology Strategy for the LiveOps cloud-based Contact Center platform. He was a Chief Architect at Netscape and American Online where he was responsible for the design and implementation of seminal web standards like the DOM and CSS. He is co-editor of the W3C DOM set of standards and hold multiple patents in the security, web, and media spaces. Vidur has been a technology advisor to multiple companies, including Deliv, GetHired, and Volio.

WIN Teams:
  • Engineering / Scaling
  • Cloud
WIN Awards:
  • Dumbbell Award 2012

Jeremy Schneider

Managing Director
jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. In October 2016, he was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.