Simon Chan (Venture Partner at Sierra Ventures / Shasta Ventures)
Simon is a serial entrepreneur, product innovator, and investor. He has been at the forefront of the evolution of smart software for the enterprise – from conducting A.I. research in academia and building a machine learning startup to leading the A.I. platform (Einstein) in Salesforce and now partnering with Sierra Ventures and Shasta Ventures to support great entrepreneurs. His latest startup, PredictionIO, created a Machine Learning Server that empowers engineers to build smart software. Salesforce acquired it in 2016. Simon holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning from University College London.