Prashant Shah is an active Charter Member of TiE Silicon Valley where he helped launch TiE Angels and is on its Steering Committee. He also ran TiE’s Software SIG from 2003 – 2010. In addition, he is Chair of the Board of Trustees for Astia (www.astia.org). From December 2000, he spent nearly 10 years at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and was instrumental in many investments including Baynote, Bridgestream, Cenzic, EvoStor, InMage, Jareva Technologies, Krillion, Pancetera, Scalent, SyncVoice, Tizor and Voltage Security. Prior to Hummer Winblad, Prashant spent many years defining and launching high tech products. His background spans all seven layers of the OSI stack with product management roles at enCommerce (acquired by Entrust), Cypress Semiconductor and AT&T. Prashant received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.