Entrepreneur turned hands-on VC
Matt Ocko, Managing Director of Archimedes Capital and Managing Partner of Data Collective, has nearly three decades of experience as a technology entrepreneur, operating executive and venture capitalist, both in the US and in China, where he has advised multiple government entities over the last two decades. Matt has been a Partner of VantagePoint Venture Partners and was a founding General Partner of Softbank Technology Ventures. His investments include Zynga (ZNGA), Facebook (FB), Tango.me, Cotendo (AKAM), XenSource (CTRX), Flashsoft (SNDK), SupportSoft (SPRT), Verisign (VRSN), Alantro (TXN), UltraDNS (NSR), Fortinet (FTNT), Akimbi (VMW), MetaWeb (GOOG), Kenshoo, BranchOut, and Impermium. Matt founded and was VP of R&D for Da Vinci Systems, a pioneering e-mail software vendor with over 1 million users world-wide prior to its acquisition. He is an inventor on more than 30 granted or in process patents, and still reads code.