Board of Directors and Advisors
Board of Directors
President, CEO & Co-Founder
David is a respected philanthropist and is on the board of Berklee College of Music, where there is a concert hall named in his honor, and serves as president of the board of Boston Baroque, an orchestra and chorus that has received 7 Grammy nominations. An avid mineral and gem collector he donated Friend Gem and Mineral Hall at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
David graduated from Yale and attended the Princeton University Graduate School of Engineering where he was a David Sarnoff Fellow.
CTO & Co-founder
“All the world’s data — photos, movies, medical images, genomes, IoT, you name it — has to get stored somewhere and nobody, including the Big 3, is doing a particularly good job at it. It’s a simple product, a simple business model, and really simple pricing. Everyone needs to store data, so everyone is a potential Wasabi customer. What an amazing opportunity!” says Flowers.
Jeff is on the Board of Trustees of the Walnut Hill School, an arts high school that is a feeder to Julliard, the New England Conservatory, the Boston Ballet, and other top arts institutions.
Managing Partner, Boston, Foley & Lardner LLP
Ms. Pravda also frequently acts as special mergers and acquisitions counsel for private and public companies in the manufacturing, service, distribution, technology, health care, life science and pharma sectors, including buyers, sellers and management groups. She advises clients with respect to valuation issues, stockholder relationships and incentive compensation plans.
Managing Partner of Kedge Capital PE
Lecturer at Harvard Business School
Prior to Black Duck Lou was CEO of Reflectent Software (Citrix) and Turbonomic. Lou served as VP Sales at Avid, WebLine (Cisco) and FairMarkit (Ebay). In addition to Wasabi, Lou currently serves on the board of FairMarkit, Teamworks, Alyce, Logz.io, GTreasury and CustomerGauge.
Board Member/Senior Advisor
Known as a CPA who is comfortable on both sides of the Basic Accounting Equation with extensive experience in Accounting, SEC and financial reporting matters while balancing them with the business goals and objectives of organizations.
Neble brings to Wasabi more than 40 years of accounting and auditing experience working with a broad range of public and private technology and science leaders — companies in life science, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and semiconductors.
Neble’s deep experience as an advisor spans various emerging technology and high growth businesses, including his most current role as senior advisor to AVALT, a Boston based private equity focused family office, and an advisory board member to financial accounting and advisory firm Cross Country Consulting. In addition, he is the audit committee chair and member of the board of Intapp (NASDAQ: INTA) and presently serves on the Board of Directors of EverQuote (NASDAQ: EVER) and chairs the Audit Committee for Lumira DX.
Board Member/Senior Advisor
Prior to joining Cisco in 1999, Roger held senior financial markets positions in fixed income, equity, foreign exchange and derivatives with major global financial institutions including the Royal Bank of Canada, Banque Paribas, and Lehman Brothers in New York, London, Paris, and San Francisco.
CMO, Aviatrix - Former Wasabi CMO
Michael is a dedicated Pelotonian and enjoys spending time with his family playing beach volleyball, traveling, hiking and skiing in VT.
China Expert / Media Executive / Advisor / Author / Producer
Additionally, Fenton hosts US Congressional member delegations on diplomatic missions to China and ASEAN countries focused on trade, media, and investment. He serves as a Trustee of the US-Asia Institute and Senior Advisor to the Canadian Trade Commission, US-Saudi Business Council, Wasabi Cloud Storage, WatchMojo, and various investment funds.
Fenton, a contributor for RealClearPolitics, South China Morning Post, Smerconish, OUTKICK / Fox Sports, The Federalist, C-Suite Quarterly, American Thinker, Bleeding Cool, and The Wrap, regularly appears on Bloomberg, CBS, NPR, Fox, Fox Business, BBC, CNBC, News Nation, Fox Sports, and VOA. He also lectures often at Universities, graduate programs, and U.S. Military Academies and is a longtime member of the Producers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Science.
Fenton, who started his career as a motion picture agent at the William Morris Agency after obtaining a BS in Engineering from Cornell University, resides with his wife and two children in Manhattan Beach, CA.