Rahul Sachdev is the CEO of Get Satisfaction. He is a technology executive with over 20 years of experience in Consumer Internet and Enterprise Software industries. Most recently as the head of content sharing and workplace engagement products at LinkedIn, he was responsible for increasing member engagement and insights. Previously Rahul was the VP of Marketing & Business Development at Intelliden (acquired by IBM). Earlier he was the General Manager of Communications, Media and Energy vertical at Siebel Systems, where his leadership helped to create the largest industry product line at Siebel.
Rahul graduated from the University of Chicago’s Booth of School of Business with an MBA in Marketing & Finance and from Loughborough University (U.K.) with BS in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.
Outside work, Rahul enjoys wondering why the world works the way it does, visiting less traveled corners of the world and spending time with his family.
Wendy Lea is the Executive Chairman of Get Satisfaction. Wendy currently serves as an angel investor, strategic advisor and board member for a long list of startup companies. Wendy chairs the board for women’s entrepreneur group Watermark and serves on the board of Silicon Valley Social Venture Capital (SV2.org) and Corporate Visions. She has been recognized as a Top 100 Woman of Influence in Silicon Valley and was awarded the Watermark’s “Woman Who Made Her Mark” award.
Prior to Get Satisfaction Wendy was co-founder of On Target a sales consulting firm acquired by Siebel Systems in 1999. After the acquisition, Wendy served as Vice President of eBusiness Consulting at Siebel Systems.
Wendy holds a BS in Business Administration and Marketing from University of Mississippi.
Bruce has been part of InterWest's IT team since 2006, focusing on investments in the business software and services sector with an emphasis on mobile, cloud computing and analytic applications. He is a former board member of Marketo (Nasdaq: MKTO), and currently serves on the boards of Appmesh, Aria Systems, Biba, C9, Damballa, Get Satisfaction, and Splice Machine, is a board observer of Totango and co-led InterWest's investment in Doximity and Opal Labs.Bruce created InterWest's summer internship program with Caltech to provide InterWest portfolio companies with early access to exceptional talent, and is helping to develop Bend, Oregon into a regional technology center. Prior to joining InterWest, Bruce held senior executive roles in engineering, product management and product marketing with companies such as Apple, AT&T, Oracle and Siebel Systems. Bruce's last operational role was as a member of the founding executive team of Siebel Systems where he served as SVP, Marketing and SVP, Products. He is credited by Forbes and IDC with creating the most effective BB alliance program in the software industry. Bruce attended the United States Military Academy, West Point, and received a B.S. in business administration from CSU, Sacramento. Bruce writes about cloud computing, venture investing and life in Silicon Valley on his blog RollingThunder.
Cameron Lester is one of the founding General Partners of the Azure Capital Partners where he specializes in software and related infrastructure technologies. Currently, Cameron’s board memberships include Get Satisfaction and others; SilkRoad Technology, SourceCode Technology, Switchfly (formerly ezRez Software), Telly (formerly Twitvid), and Zend Technologies. Further successful investments he has been involved with include TopTier Software (acquired by SAP), VMware (acquired by EMC), Interwoven (IPO in 1999), PSS Systems (acquired by IBM) and Salesforce.com (IPO in 2004). Throughout his career, Cameron has given numerous leading private and public software companies strategic and investment advices.
Kumar brings 25 years of industry experience and a long history of building and delivering product innovation that enhances and evolves the customer experience for companies such as Adobe, Apple, HP and Oracle. He couples entrepreneurial know-how with enterprise expertise and has been a true champion for customer-centric strategies as a conduit for growth and innovation.
Currently, Kumar serves as CEO of Acrolinx, a leader in Content Optimization that helps the world's best companies speak with one voice - with content that's more findable, readable, and engaging. Prior to joining the board, Kumar was senior vice president of WebCenter Products at Oracle. In addition to his early positions in engineering and entrepreneurial pursuits as co-founder of Oblix (acquired by Oracle in 2005), he held multiple executive positions and led product development for LiveCycle at Adobe for nearly a decade. Kumar has also served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Foundation Capital.