John Occhipinti has over 14 years of experience in enterprise software
technology, marketing, and sales. As Managing Director of Woodside
Fund, John dedicates his expertise to the development of ventures
in the enterprise software sector. John serves on the Board of Directors
of Intalio (Business Process Management infrastructure software),
VeriWave (Wireless LAN test equipment), and Tacit
Software (Enterprise Expertise Automation software).
Prior to joining Woodside Fund, John was an early executive
Communications. Initially, John led a team
that drove the company’s first significant revenues, helping
launch Netscape through its initial public offering. Later, John
ran Netscape’s Electronic Software Distribution and Strategic
Channel Sales groups. During his tenure at Netscape, John worked
closely with hundreds of early stage entrepreneurs helping build
web-based e-commerce and enterprise software applications. Prior
to Netscape, John worked at Oracle Corporation, marketing and selling
large-scale enterprise database technologies.
John has an MBA from
the University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School
of Business, and a BA from the University of California
Berkeley. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at Trinity
School. For leisure, John enjoys tennis, skiing, golf, and spending
time with his family.