Oracle

Netscape

AOL

Opsware

HP

Ironkey

Nicira

VMware





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  • Arsho Avetian

  • Ben Horowitz

  • Frank Hecker

  • Fred Giordano

  • Greg O'Connell

  • Ian Andrews
  • Executive Assistant, a16z

  • General Partner, a16z

  • Technical Director, Inflobox

  • CEO, EPOK

  • Senior Director, Infoblox

  • Director, Pivotal
  • Jim Barksdale

  • Jon Mittelhauser

  • Marc Andreessen

  • Paul Smith

  • Ram Shiram

  • Taher Elgamal
  • Head, Barksdale Group

  • CEO, CloudBolt

  • General Partner, a16z

  • VP Federal, RedHat

  • Google Board & Sherpalo Ventures

  • CTO Security, Salesforce.com

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Netscape

Netscape Communications (formerly known as Netscape Communications Corporation and commonly known as Netscape) is an American computer services company, best known for Netscape Navigator, its web browser. When it was an independent company, its headquarters was in Mountain View, California

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Hired
  • Netscape 1.1 released. 1.1 added table support as well as many of its own new HTML elements and attributes.
  • Final Netscape 1.2 released. Updates for the user interface for Windows 95 and added no new HTML support.
  • By summer of 1995 most WWW users on the internet used Netscape's browser. Market share was at 80%+
  • Raises $100M in public financing to support expansion
Netscape Navigator 2.0 released - new breakthrough features including frames, Java, Javascript and Plugins
Microsoft and Netscape battle for the www and its users: AOL bundles IE with its AOL software, Nestcape releases Netcaster - push-media software
AOL acquired Netscape for $4.2 billion; AOL stock rose, price rose, final deal was for aproximately $10 billion
Became VP of Public Sector at AOL

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