Peter Herz

Peter Herz

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and advisor to startups

Currently, CEO of irisnote, Inc.

Experienced executive, investor, advisor and board member in early stage and mezzanine technology companies.

Previously, founding CEO of 3ware, a privately held, venture backed packet switched storage controller company funded by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), US Venture Partners, Selby Venture Partners, QTV Capital and others. Acquired in 2004 by AMCC for $150 Million in cash.

Based in: Redwood City, CA



Experience

  • CEO at irisnote, Inc.

    Enabling scientists and researchers to go from paper to the first leap into automation! It's a big deal because 80% of researchers are still using paper lab notebooks!

  • Member, Board of Directors at Kendall Investments

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    • Private equity fund-of-funds management company, investing globally across a range of private equity styles including buyouts, venture capital, and distressed debt.

      • October 2004 - Present
  • Member, Board of Directors at IPextreme, Inc.

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      • March 2004 - Present
  • CEO at WUCO Capital, LLC

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    • Consulting & investment company.

      • September 2000 - Present
  • President at Entelos

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    • Illuminating human biology through modeling & simulation.

      • October 2009 - June 2010
  • VP Business Development at 3ware, Inc. (acquired by AMCC)

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      • May 2000 - May 2004
  • President & CEO at 3ware, Inc.

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      • February 1997 - April 2000
  • Director of North American App at Infineon Technologies

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      • May 1996 - August 1997
  • Director of Consulting at Synopsys

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      • 1993 - 1996

Education

  • Carnegie Mellon University

    • 1980 - 1984
  • Eastbourne College

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      • 1978 - 1980
      • Eastbourne, United Kingdom