Cameron Myhrvold

Written by on October 27, 2011 in Partners, Team

Cameron Myhrvold

Cameron is a Founding Partner of Ignition. He invests in software companies and especially big data, mobile & social solutions for the Enterprise. Cameron represents Ignition as director on the boards of Cloudmark, Stellr, SEVEN Networks, Symplified, Topsy and Continuuity. He also acts as Ignition observer on the board of Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK).   He previously served on the boards of Zenprise (acquired by Citrix), Azaleos (acquired by Avanade), Likewise Software (acquired by EMC), Consera (acquired by Hewlett Packard), Rendition Networks (acquired by Opsware) and RLX Technologies (acquired by Hewlett Packard).

Prior to Ignition, Cameron spent thirteen years with Microsoft Corporation, most recently as Vice President of the Internet Customer Unit, where he was responsible for building business relationships with network operators and a broad range of telecommunications providers. Cameron was responsible for setting strategy and building relationships with such global telecommunications providers as NTT, AT&T, Comcast, Cisco, Qualcomm, British Telecom and Deutsche Telecom.

Prior to this job Cameron created the Developer Relations Group at Microsoft, which evangelized Windows and Microsoft’s other operating system technologies to the independent software vendors and third-party developer community. This effort eventually became a 320-member team with an annual budget of $65 million, and was responsible for revenue of over $400 million and recruited a community of 44,000 independent software vendors to develop Windows software.

Cameron co-founded Dynamical Systems Inc, to develop multitasking operating systems for the PC, which he sold to Microsoft in 1986.

Cameron received his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

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