Asheem Chandna (follow on Twitter @chandna) is a Partner at Greylock Partners, where he is focused on the next generation of enterprise companies, including security. He has helped create and grow multiple technology businesses and product lines to market-leading positions – both as a former product executive and as a venture capitalist. His current company boards and/or investments include Avi Networks, Awake Networks, Delphix, Innovium, Obsidian Security, Palo Alto Networks, and Rubrik. Previous company boards and/or investments include Aruba Networks (ARUN), CipherTrust (INTC), Imperva (IMPV), NetBoost (INTC), Sourcefire (FIRE), PortAuthority Technologies (WBSN), and Securent (CSCO).
Asheem joined Greylock in 2003 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. Asheem founded the business development and product management organizations, led corporate marketing during high growth years, and directed Check Point’s product/business strategy, product management, and industry partnerships. Prior to Check Point, Asheem was vice president of marketing with CoroNet Systems (acquired by Compuware), where he helped create and define a new product category for application-aware network monitoring. Previously, Asheem held strategic marketing and product line positions with SynOptics/Bay Networks and AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Asheem 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, a mentor at Stanford's StartX student accelerator and part of the VC program at DeVenCI (Defense Venture Capital Initiative). Born and raised in India, Asheem holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
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