Robin Vasan is an experienced early stage venture investor and former repeat entrepreneur. His expertise covers the full life-cycle of building and scaling companies and he primarily invests in applications, cloud computing, open source, virtualization and security. Prior to joining Mayfield in 1999, Robin was a founder and engineering executive at several successful companies within financial technology: C-ATS Software, Infinity Financial Technology (IPO), and Risk Management Solutions.His past successful investments include Marketo (IPO), Trigo (acquired by IBM), Global Logistics (acquired by Oracle), Akimbi (acquired by VMware) and webMethods (IPO). Currently his investments are focused around big data, complex analytics and distributed systems, and include: Alfresco, Big Panda, Centrify, Couchbase, HashiCorp and InfluxData. Robin earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A.S. dual degree in industrial engineering and economics from Stanford University.