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Manny Fernandez
John Halligan
Brian C. Beach
Randy Glein

Minette La Croix
Melody Vogelbach


Managing Directors

SI Ventures' team of managing directors and associates has more than 100 collective years of experience in the information technology industry. Manny Fernandez, Adam Rin and John Halligan, have worked together for more than 10 years and are experienced business experts and entrepreneurs. Their expertise and insight into management, finance and software are an added value to portfolio companies. They provide strategic direction, operating advice and access to business contacts developed through years of operational experience. Each is actively involved with SI Ventures' portfolio companies.

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N. Adam Rin, Ph.D.

Rin is former executive vice president of Gartner, where he directed the company's analysts in its worldwide Research and Advisory Services (RAS), Datapro and Dataquest divisions for more than five years. Before this, he held various management positions in the RAS division and was a leading analyst and prolific author and speaker on applications development strategies. His expansive knowledge of technology, marketing and management make him a valuable asset to SI Ventures' portfolio companies.

Before joining Gartner, Rin held management positions in the software industry, including vice president of product management with Bachman, where he headed product planning and management of the first commercially available reverse-engineering product. Before this, he was vice president for product planning and development at Computer Corporation of America, where he headed the Model 204 database product line, and vice president, architect and product manager of Ideal, the successful fourth-generation language, at Applied Data Research. Prior to his management positions in the software industry, Rin was assistant professor of information systems at the University of Michigan Business School.

Rin currently serves on the board of directors of Brainshark Inc., Healinx Corp., Inceptor Inc., and Inc..

Rin earned doctorate and master's degrees in computer and information sciences and a bachelor's degree in mathematics, all from the University of Pennsylvania.

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