Executive Committee

The Executive Committee ensures VLAB operates successfully by planning and executing events, identifying sponsors, recruiting passionate volunteers and connecting the broader VLAB community. Learn more.

Nathan Stoll
Nathan StollVLAB Chair
David Hamm
David HammVice Chair/Operations Chair
Ravi Prasad
Ravi PrasadProgram Chair
Hira Dangol
Hira DangolFounders Series Chair
Andres Marquez
Andres MarquezFounders Series Co-Chair
Sheen Kao
Sheen KaoTech Chair
Bill Lee
Bill LeeAdvisors Chair
Steve Hoffman
Steve HoffmanOperations Co-Chair
Bob Gulino
Bob GulinoMarketing Chair
David Fudenberg
David FudenbergAlliance and Partnerships Chair
Albert Wang
Albert WangAlliance and Partnerships Co-Chair

Board of Directors

As a volunteer organization, we rely on the experience and expertise of our Board of Directors to participate in the care and growth of our community.

Vivek Kumar
Vivek Kumar
Ron Chavez
Ron Chavez
Chihiro Jameson
Chihiro Jameson
Silver Lake Partners
Bill Tobin
Bill Tobin
Strayer Consulting Group
Louise Velazquez
Louise Velazquez
Gigi Wang
Gigi Wang
 Luca Rigazio
Luca RigazioVP // AI


VLAB advisors help to identify emerging business and technology trends, which form the basis of VLAB programming. Our advisors also assist in identifying and securing panelists, moderators, sponsors and presenting companies for our ongoing forums.

Hank Barry
Hank Barry
Jacques Benkoski
Jacques BenkoskiPartner
US Venture Partners
Tanguy Chau
Tanguy ChauVenture Investor
Mayfield Fund
Rob Coneybeer
Rob ConeybeerManaging Director & Co-Founder
Shasta Ventures
Shahin Farshchi
Shahin FarshchiPrincipal
Lux Capital
Carmen Hughes
Carmen HughesCEO
Ignite Public Relations
Lars Leckie
Lars LeckieManaging Director
Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Tom Rikert
Tom RikertPartner
Next World Capital
Jacqueline Witter
Jacqueline WitterDirector
Good Technology
Manish Patel
Manish PatelPartner
Highland Capital Partners
Stephanie Zeppa
Stephanie ZeppaPartner
Sheppard Mullin