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"Outlook Ventures provided us with more than just capital. They used their extensive industry experience to provide "hands-on" support at a time when it was most needed and difficult to obtain elsewhere."
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Founder and CEO
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Advisory Board
Jerry Fiddler
Alan Fisher
John W. Glynn Jr
Grant Inman

The Outlook Ventures Board includes prominent members from the venture capital and technology communities who add value to the firm and our portfolio companies through their industry knowledge and management expertise.

Jerry Fiddler
Founder and former Chairman
Wind River Systems (N: WIND)

www.wrs.com

Today Wind River Systems is the market share leader in Device Software Optimization embedded technology and continues to innovate and define the market. While building an international, multi-million dollar organization, Jerry has gained a reputation as an expert in the design and implementation of real-time systems. In the early 1990šs, Jerry led Wind River through its transition from a consulting firm to the leader in development software and services, employing new business models. This transition has included a compound annual growth rate of 124% in its first five years and a successful IPO in 1993. Jerry previously held key roles at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab, and holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Berkeley. He is also an avid musician and has conducted the Berkeley Symphony and Oakland Symphony Orchestras in recent years.

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Alan Fisher
Venture Partner

A serial entrepreneur, Alan Fisher has founded a portfolio of successful software companies, combining industry know-how with substantial business acumen.

Before joining Outlook Ventures, Fisher was co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Onsale (now Amazon), the Internet's leading value retailer of computers and consumer electronics. He ran the company's engineering and technical operations and also served as the company's Chief Financial Officer in its early years. Onsale went public in 1997 and acquired Egghead.com in 1999 before being acquired by Amazon.

Prior to Onsale, Fisher co-founded and was CEO of Ambia Corporation, now a division of publicly held Infodata Systems, Inc., a developer of electronic document management systems. Ambia was the first developer of technical publishing software specifically designed for the Adobe Acrobat platform. Ambia was successfully acquired by Infodata Systems in 1997.

As President and CEO of Software Partners, Inc., which he co-founded in 1988, Fisher was responsible for the creation of such innovative products as StreetSmart and e.Schwab for Charles Schwab and Company as well as products for SoftKey International and PowerUp! Software. Fisher began his career at Bell Laboratories in 1981 where he worked on commercial videotext systems and joined Teknowledge, an enterprise software company, in 1984 where he developed expert systems software products.

Fisher is a board member of Ironspeed, nSite Software, and Infodata Systems, Inc. (N:INFD) and was formerly a board member of Egghead (N:EGGS), Onsale (N:ONSL), and Fatbrain (N:FATB). He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri. He is the author of "CASE: Computer-Aided Software Engineering" (John Wiley, 1991). Alan is married with two children and enjoys traveling and numismatics.

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John W. Glynn Jr
Founder and President
Glynn Capital Management LLC

John has been an active investor in public and private companies in the technology and life sciences markets since 1970 and has invested in many companies as a venture capitalist, including Agile Software, Alza, COR Therapeutics, Cypress Semiconductor, Electronic Arts, Intel, Intergraph, Intuit, the Learning Company, Mentor Graphics, Molecular Devices, Neurex Corporation, Storage Technology, Sun Microsystems, and 3Com Corporation. For the last nineteen years, John has served as an advisory partner to New Enterprise Associates, a major venture capital firm with over $3 billion under management.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Since 1990 he has taught a venture capital course to second-year MBA students at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, the Advisory Board of the Judge Institute of Management, Cambridge University's Business School, and is a Trustee of the University of Virginia School of Law. His interests include fly fishing and photography.

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Grant Inman
Founder
Inman Investment Management

Grant Inman is the founder of Inman Investment Management. Previously, Inman was co-founder and General Partner of Inman & Bowman, a west coast private venture capital partnership formed in 1985. Prior to the formation of Inman & Bowman, Inman was a General Partner of Hambrecht & Quist and Senior Investment Partner with Hambrecht & Quist's venture capital group. From 1974 to 1980, he was a General Partner of both WestVen Management and WestVen, the management partnerships for Western Investment Associates I and II, venture capital funds. From 1969 to 1974 Inman was a General Partner of Becker Technological Associates (BTA), a private venture capital partnership affiliated with A.G. Becker & Company in New York City.

Inman is currently a director of three public companies; Lam Research Corporation, WindRiver Systems and Paychex, Inc. He is also a director of several private companies and has a business consulting relationship with InSite Vision, Inc.

Inman holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley. He serves as a Trustee of the University of California, Berkeley Foundation and also serves on the University of Oregon Board of Trustees.

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