Board of Directors
President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul Doscher is passionate about his belief that enterprise search is the enabling technology that will allow companies to realize the true value from their Big Data (both structured and unstructured). As CEO, Paul is responsible for LucidWorks’ vision and success in the enterprise-wide search, discovery and analytics market. He comes to LucidWorks with 30 years of sales, marketing and business management experience within high-tech enterprise software. Prior to LucidWorks, Paul held the position of CEO for Exalead Inc, a global provider of enterprise search, where he led the company from 2008 through 2011. In 2003, Paul became CEO and one of the principal founders for JasperSoft, one of the top commercial open source business intelligence platforms in the market. In 2000, Paul joined Vmware as the company’s EVP of world-wide field operations where he defined and executed the distribution strategy that formed the basis of the company’s world-wide success. Earlier in his career, Paul held positions within companies including General Manager of Americas for Business Objects(Now SAP), Vice President of world-wide Marketing and Business Development for Entrust and Vice President of US channels for Oracle.
Mark Brewer is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience within the technology and software industry. He currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer for Typesafe. Prior to Typesafe, Mark served as Vice President of Business Operations for VMware’s Cloud Application Platform, where he helped build out their cloud application platform portfolio. In this role he was responsible for integrating SpringSource’s business and a number of other technology companies, including RabbitMQ, Gemstone and WaveMaker into VMware. Prior to VMware, Brewer was Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Services at SpringSource, where he was responsible for the packaging and delivery of SpringSource's enterprise (subscription) offerings. Before joining SpringSource, Brewer was Chief Executive Officer of Covalent Technologies. Brewer also participates as Board Member for several open source technology companies, including Stormpath and Lucid Imagination. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Western Washington University.
Andrew joined Walden International in 1994. Prior to WI, he was President of Chemical Technologies Ventures. He was also a management consultant at Strategic Planning Associates and Booz, Allen and Hamilton. Earlier in his career, he was a research scientist at Systems Planning Corporation and a VLSI semiconductor engineer at IBM. Andrew holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Brown University and an MBA from the University of Virginia.
Chris McKay joined Granite Ventures in September 1998 from Hambrecht & Quist, where he was an analyst in the firm's Venture Capital department. Chris focuses on software investments. Chris serves on the Board of Directors for LucidWorks, Marqeta, Martini Media, Sendmail and Symplified. Chris previously served as a Director of Arcot Systems (acquired CA Technologies), Purisma (acquired by Dun & Bradstreet) and was involved with the Boards of Actional (acquired by Progress Software), Cardiff (acquired by Verity) and Connected (acquired by Iron Mountain). He holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia.
Ravi Mohan has focused his entire career on the software business. Prior to co-founding Shasta, Ravi was a general partner at Battery Ventures, where he led eight investments and served on the boards of 12 software and technology-enabled service companies. Before that, Ravi built transaction-processing systems at Accenture, sold and implemented software applications for Hyperion Software Corp. and ran MIC, a software development firm based in India focused on selling business-intelligence solutions to multinational corporations. Ravi also spent time at McKinsey & Co. working with consumer- packaged goods companies. Ravi is active in entrepreneurial circles and helped found the Silicon Valley chapter of the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA) to leverage entrepreneurial activities between India and the U.S. He also serves on the corporate-advisory board for the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he earned his MBA. Ravi also holds a BS in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University. At Shasta, Ravi continues his focus on software, particularly technology-enabled services; virally adopted software; business intelligence; and data-center automation.