chief executive officer and founder, Illumio
managing director, General Catalyst Partners
As managing director at General Catalyst Partners, Steve invests in enterprise infrastructure start-ups. Until 2013, Steve was chief technology officer and senior vice president of Research and Development at VMware. During his tenure, Steve helped build a world-class 3,000-person engineering organization that delivered numerous industry-changing products; he was also named InfoWorld’s CTO of the Year in 2009. Prior to VMware, Steve co-led the development of a virtual CPU with “code morphing” technology at Transmeta Corporation, and held roles at SGI and MIPS Technologies. Outside of work, Steve focuses on the advancement of children’s education, particularly around STEM. Steve holds a PhD and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University, and a BA with distinction in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin.
group chief operating officer, HSBC
John Hinshaw joined HSBC in December 2019 and was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer with effect from 1 February 2020. He is a member of the Group Executive Committee. Mr. Hinshaw has extensive experience of transforming organizations in a wide range of industries. Before joining HSBC, he served on the Board of Directors of the Bank of New York Mellon (2014-2019) and chaired its Technology Committee. He also has served on the boards of Sysco Foods, DocuSign and Illumio. From 2011-2016 he served as Executive Vice President of Hewlett Packard and Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he managed Technology and Operations and was Chief Customer Officer. He has also held senior roles at Boeing and Verizon. He earlier served as a consultant with Accenture (then Andersen Consulting) and began his career as Computer Systems Manager for the American Embassies in Europe based in London.
Mr. Hinshaw has made several angel investments in technology start-ups in the areas of healthcare, HR technology, and food and beverages. He and his wife Julia are the majority owners of Blackbird Vineyards in Napa Valley, California. They have also established a charitable foundation with a focus on innovation in education and healthcare. Mr. Hinshaw holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in computer information systems from James Madison University and is a graduate of the G100 next generation leadership program.
John M. Jack "JJ"
board partner, Andreessen Horowitz
John M. Jack (JJ) has worked in the software industry since 1980 in sales, marketing, and executive management. Highlights include: CEO at Fortify Software (sold to Hewlett Packard) and CEO Covalent (sold to VMware). COO at The Vantive Corporation (public, sold to PeopleSoft), and executive positions at Sybase, Inc. Since leaving Hewlett Packard in January of 2012, he has served as a consultant to start-up companies and their CEOs. JJ currently serves on a number of venture-backed company boards in the cyber-security and other segments. He is also a board partner at the VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. linkedin.com/in/johnmjack
chief marketing and strategy officer, Amplitude
Jennifer Johnson is a 4-time CMO and category designer in the enterprise software industry. In October 2020, Johnson joined Amplitude as its first-ever Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer where she leads corporate & marketing strategy to redefine how digital organizations adopt product intelligence as a business growth strategy. Prior to Amplitude, Johnson joined as the first CMO at Tenable (Nasdaq: TENB) and was instrumental in the company's successful IPO in July 2018. Prior to Tenable, Johnson held CMO roles at Tanium and Coverity (now Synopsys) and was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she worked with its enterprise portfolio companies on go-to-market strategy.
Illumio has raised $582.5 million in funding to date from Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, General Catalyst, 8VC, Thoma Bravo, Franklin Templeton, DCVC, Blue Owl Capital, Hamilton Lane and J.P. Morgan Asset Management, as well as individual investors including former Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Yahoo Co-founder Jerry Yang and Silver Lake co-founder Jim Davidson.