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Biographies

Our Leadership & Board

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President and Chief Executive Officer

Chris Cook

Chris Cook is a veteran technology executive with more than 25 years of experience in the enterprise software industry. He has a long history of strong results, accomplished through a passionate commitment to align people, process and technology. Most recently, Cook served as president and chief operating officer of New Relic, a software analytics leader, where he spent over four years scaling the company's operations, leading to a successful IPO in 2014. Prior to New Relic, Cook spent four years as corporate senior vice president and general manager of CA Technologies' application performance management division and held sales leadership positions at Quest Software and BMC Software. He began his career with IBM after receiving his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado - Boulder.
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Founder, Executive Chairman

Jedidiah Yueh

Jedidiah Yueh has led two waves of disruption in data management, first as founding CEO of Avamar (sold to EMC in 2006 for $165M), which pioneered data de-duplication and shipped one of the leading products in data backup and recovery, with over 20,000 customers and $4B in cumulative sales. After Avamar, Jed founded Delphix, which pioneered data virtualization, with over $200M in its first 7 years of sales (10x Avamar over the same period) and over 30% of the Global 100 as customers. At the 2010 Fall DEMO conference, Delphix won a DEMO God award, and in 2013, the San Francisco Business Times named Jed CEO of the Year. Well connected in the venture community, Jed has raised over $150M from over 10 VCs and has more than 25 patents in data management. After being designated a US Presidential Scholar by George H. Bush, Jed graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Harvard. As Executive Chairman at Delphix, Jed partners with executives at industry leaders from Apple to Walmart to help them drive innovation through software.
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Chief Financial Officer

Stewart Grierson

Stewart Grierson has over 20 years of financial and operational experience working with high growth private and public technology companies. He was the CFO of ArcSight Inc., leading their successful IPO in 2008, and ultimate sale to HP for $1.75 billion in 2010. Prior to ArcSight, Stewart was VP and Corporate Controller at ONI Systems and a key member of the IPO team. More recently Stewart was CFO and SVP Operations at Coraid, a data storage company. Stewart started his career with KPMG LLP. He holds a BA in Economics from McGill University and is a Chartered Accountant.
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VP, People

Jason Binder

Jason Binder serves as the Vice President of People. Prior to joining Delphix in January 2010, he was one of the first employees and served as the Senior Director of Business Operations at Xsigo Systems an I/O virtualization start-up acquired by Oracle. Prior to his 4 years with Xsigo, Jason worked with top tier venture capital firms performing retained searches and key human capital initiatives. Jason started his career in the networking arena working with Cisco and later Juniper Networks. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
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Chief Technology Officer

Eric Schrock

Eric was a founding engineer at Sun's Fishworks group that created the ZFS Storage Appliance product line. At Sun and later Oracle, he led the distributed data management and storage platform integration strategies. Prior to that, he worked on a variety of teams in the Solaris kernel group, including the ZFS, Zones, and fault management teams. He is a leader in the illumos community, holds two patents and has several pending. He joined Delphix in 2010 and has a BS in Computer Science, with honors, from Brown University.
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Senior Vice President, Global Field Operations

Tony Orlando

Tony joined Delphix in 2017 and serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations, responsible for global sales, services, strategic partnerships, integrated marketing, customer success and support. He helps enterprises transform their approach to data management unleashing business innovation and agility. Prior to joining Delphix, Tony was Executive Vice President at 3Pillar Global, responsible for sales, marketing, operations and client services, leading 3Pillar to first in their sector for growth and client satisfaction. Tony has held multiple senior executive roles at CA Technologies including SVP Wily Technology North American Sales, SVP & GM Eastern U.S. and SVP & GM North American Partner Sales where he grew revenues in excess of $850 Million. Previous roles include senior executive positions at NetApp, Strategic Technologies, and The Allied Group.

With a passion for disruptive technologies from the start, Tony began his career in aerospace at NASA with Lockheed Engineering and holds a BS in Management Information Systems and an MBA from Old Dominion University.
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Senior Vice President, Engineering

Marc Aronson

Marc Aronson is an industry veteran with a long history of building engineering organizations that deliver scalable systems and platforms. Prior to joining Delphix, Aronson was Senior Vice President of Engineering at Zuora, where he was responsible for world-wide research, development and operations. He has also held SVP of engineering roles with Telenav, CA, and Oracle's Communications Global Business Unit. Earlier in his career, he also held other management positions at Portal Software, Adobe System, General Electric Corporate Research & Development and Phoenix Data Systems.

Aronson holds a Bachelor's and Master's of Computer Science from State University of New York at Albany.
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Board Member

Chris Schaepe

Chris Schaepe is a founder and Managing Director of Lightspeed Venture Partners, covering infrastructure technologies and services. Schaepe has frequently been named to the Forbes Midas List of top venture capital investors for investments including Avamar, Brocade, Ciena, Quantum Effect Devices and Riverbed Technology. He has eighteen years of venture capital experience and four years of operating experience. Prior to Lightspeed, Schaepe served in corporate finance and capital markets roles at Goldman, Sachs & Co. after his employment as a software engineer at IBM. Schaepe holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Stanford University.
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Board Member

Asheem Chandna

Asheem Chandna (follow on Twitter @chandna) is a Partner at Greylock Partners. He has helped create and grow multiple technology businesses and product lines to market-leading positions -- both as a former operating executive and as a venture capitalist. His current company boards and investments include AppDynamics, Delphix, Imperva, Palo Alto Networks, Sourcefire (FIRE), TechProcess Solutions and Xsigo Systems. Previous company boards and investments include Aruba Networks (ARUN), CipherTrust (MCAF), NetBoost (INTC), PortAuthority Technologies (WBSN), and Securent (CSCO). Chandna joined Greylock from Check Point Software, where he was vice-president of business development and product management. During his 6+ year tenure, Check Point grew from $10M to $500M+ in annual revenues. Chandna is a charter member of TiE Silicon Valley, on the panel of judges for the Wall Street Journal Global Technology Innovation Awards, on the advisory board and program committee for the RSA Conference, and part of the VC program at DeVenCI (Defense Venture Capital Initiative). Born and raised in India, Chandna holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
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Senior Vice President, Product Management

Patrick Lightbody

Patrick came to Delphix after five years at New Relic, where he led the Product Management organization. Prior to that, he had founded several startups, most recently BrowserMob (acquired by Neustar), a cloud load testing and monitoring service. Previously he’s held management and engineering roles at Jive Software, Gomez (acquired by Dynatrace) and Cisco Systems. Patrick is an avid open source contributor and has published two books on the subject. He holds a BS in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego.
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Board Advisor

Liz Tinkham

Liz Tinkham is a dynamic leader and respected advisor to C-level executives on issues of technology, digital transformation, and leadership. Liz most recently served as a Senior Managing Director at Accenture where she was a member of the Firm’s Global Leadership Council and the Global Lead for Microsoft. Under Liz’s leadership of her 5500-person team at Microsoft, account revenue more than doubled, profit margins increased by 25% and Microsoft became the largest of Accenture’s commercial clients. As a long-time member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Council (top .02% leaders), Liz helped craft and lead the implementation of several initiatives that have contributed to Accenture’s significant growth. Liz advises both public and private companies on the challenges and opportunities inherent in the shift to digital technologies. As a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where she received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Liz is an avid Buckeye fan.