Alan Cohen

Advisor at 8 Partners

Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen

Advisor at 8 Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

GeoTel Communications Corp.

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14692

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1961

Age

58

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Co-Founder at Illumio, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Lightspeed Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Addepar, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Vera Security, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Vera Security, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Scale Computing, Inc.

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Director & Vice President-Engineering at Scale Computing, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Vera Security, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Highfive Technologies, Inc.

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Chairman at WebLink International, Inc.

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Alan Cohen
Advisor at 8 Partners
Education
BA

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, also commonly known as the University of Buffalo (abbreviated UB), University of Buffalo or SUNY Buffalo, is a public research university with multiple campuses located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. The university was founded in 1846 as a private college, but in 1962 was absorbed into the State University of New York (SUNY) system. By enrollment, UB is the largest of SUNY's four comprehensive university centers, and also the largest public university in the northeastern United States (comprising New York state and the New England region). In addition, by either endowment or research funding, UB is also the largest one of SUNY's four comprehensive flagship university centers.

MBA

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

M.A.

American University’s School of International Service (SIS) is a top-10 school of international affairs located in Washington, D.C. Since their founding in 1957, they have answered President Dwight D. Eisenhower's call to prepare students of international affairs to "wage peace." They do so because they believe the world needs leaders who are ready to serve.

Career History
Strategic Advisor
2019 - Current

Silverfort Ltd. is engaged in protecting enterprises from data breaches, cyber attacks and insider threats, by preventing credential compromise and misuse across the entire corporate network and cloud infrastructure. The company was founded by Hed Kovetz, Matan Fattal, and Yaron Kassner in 2016 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Advisor
Current

Vera Security, Inc. develops data-centric security platform. It offers products for data security for files, mail, and business applications. The company was founded by Ajay K. Arora and Prakash Linga in 2010 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Advisor
Current

8 | partners seeks to enable industry transformation. In a wave of creative destruction, we believe emerging platforms will replace the decades old technology infrastructure behind many industries, promoting greater innovation and global prosperity.

Boards & Committees
Director
2013 - Prior

Scale Computing, Inc. develops and manufactures data storage systems. It offers HC3 platform that integrates storage, servers, and virtualization software into an all-in-one appliance based system that is scalable, self-healing and as easy to manage as a single server. The firm also offers solutions for private cloud, VDI, V2V Migration, P2V Migration, file sync and share, disaster recovery and VM Security. The company was founded by Jeffery Ready, Nate Hardt, Ehren Maedge, Peter C. Fuller, Mike Olson, Alan D. Hahn, Jason Collier and Scott Loughmiller in 2008 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.

Director
2001 - 2010

GGP, Inc. is a holding company. It operates, manages, develops, and acquires retail and other rental properties in regional malls. Its portfolio of regional malls represents a collection of retail properties that are targeted to a range of market sizes and consumer tastes. The company was founded by Matthew Bucksbaum and Martin Bucksbaum in 1954 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Former President of United States

Investments
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Arkin Net, Inc. provides data centre solutions for enterprises. It removes barriers to Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) adoption and operation by providing converged visibility, and contextual analytics across virtual and physical layers of compute, network, security and storage. The company was founded by Shiv Agarwal, Rohit Toshniwal, Mukul Gupta and Abhijit Sharma in June 19, 2013 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

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uBiome is a microbiome sequencing service that provides information and tools enabling people to explore their microbiome. Based on research from the NIH Human Microbiome Project, uBiome has perfected the technology to perform large-scale microbiome studies. Founded by UC San Francisco scientists and Stanford and Cambridge technologists, uBiome's mission is to use big data to understand the human microbiome.

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