Todd Papaioannou

Todd Papaioannou
Entrepreneur in Residence, Silicon Valley, Battery Ventures

Website | @drluckyspin

Todd Papaioannou is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Battery Ventures, where he works alongside the Enterprise IT investment team to evaluate investments in Big Data, Analytics, and Cloud Computing infrastructure. Todd has more than 15 years of Internet and Enterprise software experience covering a variety of senior leadership roles in R&D, product and corporate strategy, marketing and professional services.

Prior to joining Battery, Todd was most recently VP, Distinguished Fellow and Chief Cloud Architect for Yahoo!. There, he was responsible for driving the technical and strategic direction of the Yahoo! Cloud and Hadoop teams, and was identified as one of the Top 10 Cloud Computing Leaders of 2011 by TechTarget. Additionally, Todd was responsible for leading and defining the overall Yahoo! corporate technology strategy.

Prior to Yahoo!, Todd held a series of increasingly senior leadership roles at Teradata including CTO, Client Software and VP, Architecture and Emerging Technologies. Over the course of five years he was responsible for transforming the Teradata client software portfolio, conceiving and launching the overall Teradata Enterprise Analytics Cloud computing program, and played an instrumental role in evolving Teradata’s corporate product and M&A strategy. x` Earlier in his career, Todd was an early employee at Greenplum Inc. (formerly Metapa Inc.) serving as Chief Architect and Director of Engineering, where he initially built and led the early Engineering team before running the Field Services group. Before that, Papaioannou was Co-Founder and CEO of DALi, Inc, an early stage distributed social gaming company. Todd holds a PhD in artificial intelligence and distributed systems.

Sessions

Panel
Location: Westside Ballroom
Moderated by:
David Schwab (Sierra Ventures)
Panelists:
Paul Kedrosky (Kauffman Foundation), Todd Papaioannou (Battery Ventures), Robert D Thomas (IBM Software Group), Clint Johnson (Alpine Data Labs)
Startups are in it to make money—whether by breaking even, being acquired, or finding some other exit. But for data-driven startups, turning bits into dollars can be a challenge. There are privacy issues, data ownership concerns, and questions about how to monetize the business. This panel of investors and entrepreneurs will look at strategies for generating money in data-driven startups. Read more.

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