Following a historical Facebook IPO, don't miss your chance to meet our very special guest – Jonathan Heiliger on June 7th in Palo Alto.
Being an accomplished serial entrepreneur and technologist, Jonathan joined Facebook in 2007 to take charge of technology behind the tremendous FB growth - more than 20 times over just 4 years. After leaving Facebook in 2011, Jonathan invested and nurtured multiple local startups and just recently joined as a General Partner one of the most successful VC funds - North Bridge Venture Partners.
Jonathan kindly agreed to discuss a multitude of topics – starting from Facebook growth technology secrets (shh.. check out the Open Compute Project) to new cool technologies he is looking for as an investor.
When: June 7, 2012, Thursday
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: WilmerHale, 950 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 US
Jonathan Heiliger, Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners
Jonathan joins North Bridge from Facebook, where he was VP of Technical Operations from 2007 until 2011, as Facebook grew from 35 million users to over 800 million. Heiliger brings to North Bridge his passion for creating and scaling solution-focused technology companies as an active advisor, investor or executive. Jonathan will focus on identifying companies that are attempting to solve problems of significant scale and scope and is based in California.
At Facebook, Jonathan oversaw global infrastructure, site architecture and internal systems. Prior to Facebook, Jonathan held executive technical operations roles at Walmart and Danger (acquired by Microsoft). He also spent several years as Chief Operating Officer for Loudcloud (which became Opsware and was later acquired by HP). Earlier in his career, Jonathan co-founded and was the CTO of Frontier GlobalCenter, and later founded Global Crossing’s corporate venture capital group.
Jonathan’s investment portfolio encompasses more than 30 companies, including Cotendo, Last.fm (acquired by CBS), Sonus Networks, SpringTide (acquired by Lucent), Talaria, Tango and Qumranet (acquired by RedHat).
Jonathan currently serves on the board of directors of DuPont Fabros, Jive Software and Webmonsters, and advises a select group of early-stage technology companies that include Box.net, Cloudera, Redwood Systems and Square.