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Current Role:
Principal
Ruehle CFO Advisory
Past Role:
Sr VP & CFO, ClariPhy Communications, Inc.
Sr VP & CFO, Broadcom Corporation
EVP & CFO, Bay Networks, Inc.
Expertise:
Exec. Management
Finance
Strategy & M&A

Industry:

Bill Ruehle

Mr. Ruehle joined the Inphi Board in 2017. He had been CFO of ClariPhy Communications, Inc. from 2015 until its acquisition by Inphi in late 2016. From 2007 to 2015 he advised a number of technology companies on financial strategy and operations. Previously, he joined Broadcom Corporation in 1997 when it was at a $20 million annual revenue run rate, took them through a very successful IPO and hyper growth to a $1 billion revenue level in 2000. When he left Broadcom in 2006 the company was the leader in broadband communications semiconductors with revenues of $3.6 billion, a market cap in excess of $20 billion and listing on Nasdaq. In 1987 he became CFO of SynOptics Communications, Inc. as employee #30 in a company with a $2 million annual revenue run rate. He led the very successful IPO in 1988 and the merger with Wellfleet in 1994 that created Bay Networks. When he left Bay in 1997 it had grown to $2 billion in revenue, a multi-billion dollar market cap and a listing on the NYSE. He holds a BA in Economics from Allegheny College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Investments:

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.