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Jerry Casillli

Jerry Casilli’s entrepreneurial and managerial expertise allows him to serve as both an investor and mentor to portfolio companies. Prior to founding Rembrandt in 2004, Jerry served as Chairman of the board of directors of IKOS Systems, Inc. and served as its CEO from 1989 to 1995 taking the company public in 1991. Jerry was a founding member and General Partner of Trinity Ventures; a highly successful venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage high technology companies. Before founding Trinity, Jerry was a founder and General Partner of Genesis Capital. Jerry’s entrepreneurial and managerial expertise allows him to serve as both an investor and mentor to portfolio companies. Jerry also founded Millennium Systems, a manufacturer of microprocessor development systems, and served as its President and CEO. He guided the company to a successful acquisition by American Micro Systems. Jerry is also a founding member of the Band of Angels, an organization that actively invests in early stage companies. The Band constitutes over 160 members comprised of Silicon Valley-based technology executives. Jerry is currently a member of the World Presidents Organization (WPO) and a former member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Jerry has served on the boards of directors of over 20 companies, both public and private, including NASDAQ companies Evans & Sutherland, Cepheid Systems, Ikos Systems, Identix Corporation and Keynote Systems. Currently, Jerry sits on the boards of InsideView, Xactly, and CityTeam. Jerry holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.