Mike Volpi
General PartnerIndex Ventures
Mike Volpi is a General Partner at Index Ventures. He joined Index in 2009 to help establish the firm's San Francisco office with Danny Rimer. Previously, Mike held a number of executive positions including Chief Strategy Officer and SVP/GM of the routing business at Cisco. During his 13-year tenure there, he and his team were responsible for the acquisition of over 70 companies, including several multi-billion deals. Mike also managed a P&L in excess of $10B in revenues. Cisco's acquisition strategy has been widely regarded as an industry model for technology mergers and acquisitions.

Mike currently serves on the boards of Pure Storage [NYSE: PSTG], Hortonworks [NASDAQ: HDP], Elastic, Zuora, Confluent, Aurora, Sonos, Wealthfront, Big Switch Networks, Cockroach Labs and Kong. Mike was previously a director of Blue Bottle Coffee, Cloud.com and StorSimple. He also serves on the board of Fiat Chrysler Automotive [NYSE: FCAU]. Mike has a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a trustee of the Castilleja School in Palo Alto and he also serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Knight Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford University.