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Current Role:
MKA Capital LLC
Past Role:
Former CEO, Brocade
CEO, Rhapsody Networks
EVP & COO, McData Corp.
Exec. Management
Marketing & PR

Infrastructure & Dev Tools

Mike Klayko

Former CEO of Brocade and a member of the board of directors since 2005. Over 30 years of experience in storage, networking and computer industries. Previous positions have included CEO of Rhapsody Networks, EVP of McData Corp, SVP of Sales of EMC, and number positions with HP and IBM, after beginning his career as an engineer at Docutel Corporation in 1975. He serves on various community boards and is the Chair of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. Mike is an avid golfer, fisherman, hunter and skier. He has been married to his wife Patti for 37 years and has 4 children, 3 in-law children and 7 grandchildren.


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.