4YFN19 Gold Partner BStartup has organised a Keynote with Martin Casado from Andreessen Horowitz!

Martin Casado is a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz where he focuses on enterprise investing. He was previously the Co-Founder and CTO at Nicira, which was acquired by VMware for $1.26 billion in 2012. While at VMware, Martin served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Networking and Security Business Unit, which he scaled to a $600 million run-rate business by the time he left VMware in 2016.

Martin started his career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he worked on large-scale simulations for the Department of Defense before moving over to work with the intelligence community on networking and cyber-security. These experiences inspired his work at Stanford where he created the software-defined networking (SDN) movement, leading to a new paradigm of network virtualization. While at Stanford he also Co-Founded Illuminics Systems, an IP analytics company, which was acquired by Quova Inc. in 2006.

For his work, Martin was awarded both the ACM Grace Murray Hopper award and the NEC C&C award, and he’s an inductee of the Lawrence Livermore Lab’s Entrepreneur’s Hall of Fame. He holds both a PhD and Masters degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Martin serves on the board of the following Andreessen Horowitz portfolio companies: ActionIQ, Astranis, DeepMap, Imply, Kong, Pindrop Security, RapidAPI, SigOpt, and Yubico.

Don’t miss him on Tuesday 26 February from 12:40am on the Banco Sabadell Stage at 4YFN19. It will be an exciting and inspiring keynote!

Yolanda Perez, BStartup Director will introduce him to the stage.