Board & Advisors
Board & Advisors
Simon Chong is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Georgian Partners. Prior to Georgian Partners, Simon was Worldwide Director of Sales, Information Solutions within the IBM Software Group, via the acquisition of DWL Inc., in 2005. At DWL, Simon was the Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, where he was responsible for global field operations and achieving revenue leadership in the master data management (MDM) space. <br /> <br /> Having spent his career in sales management, marketing and operations, Simon applies his strong operating background to helping our portfolio companies. He’s focused on designing growth strategies and helping companies develop and execute their go-to-market approach, with a particular focus on sales.
Scott is the head of Constellation Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital investing arm of Exelon Corp. In this role, Scott oversees the CTV investing strategy, the management of the CTV portfolio and the commercialization of new energy technologies within the Exelon commercial platform.<br /> <br /> Prior to CTV, Scott was part of the Strategic Systems and Business Operations group where he led a team responsible for market data management, IT governance and supporting business process improvement projects, new business/growth initiatives and integration projects. He held several other roles within the Constellation wholesale commercial organization prior to that.<br /> <br /> Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fairfield University and an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Vijit is a venture partner at Khosla Ventures, where he focuses on emerging physical and life science technologies spanning a broad range of sectors including consumer, health, energy, sustainability, computation and communications. Prior to Khosla Ventures, Vijit was a co-founder and the CEO of Solar Junction, a manufacturer of high-efficiency multi-junction solar cells, an early employee at Translucent, a startup developing advanced semiconductor technologies for the electronics and photonics markets. Vijit holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a master's of science degree and doctor of philosophy degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he received a National Science Foundation fellowship and a Stanford electrical engineering department fellowship.
Witold has over 25 year of experience working with the electric utility industry with focus on distribution automation, smart grid technologies, and communications. He currently serves as Vice President of Product Innovation at S&C Electric Company. Before that, Witold was in charge of S&CÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Automation Systems Division. Prior to joining S&C, he was President of EnergyLine Systems, a supplier or real-time embedded controls systems. Earlier at EnergyLine, he was VP of Engineering responsible for development of electronic and software products based on distributed intelligence. Prior to EnergyLine Witold experienced fast-paced Silicon Valley environment while working at Magnetic Pulse, Inc. where he was involved in development of high-tech logging equipment for the oil industry. Witold is a board member at Varentec, a startup funded by Koshla Ventures and Bill Gates. Witold holds MS in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Lodz.
Abhay Gupta founded Bidgely with the mission to accomplish energy efficiency at a massive scale. He's worked at a combination of energy and technology companies including Grid Net, Echelon and Sun Microsystems. He holds a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, M.S. from University of Southern California and MBA from Santa Clara University.
Vivek leads the technology team at Bidgely, where he leads the team creating energy innovations through big data analytics. Prior to Bidgely, Vivek contributed to building voice recognition technology at Microsoft. He has a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from IIT Bombay.