Andy Bechtolsheim

Co-Founder at Arista Networks, Inc.

Andy Bechtolsheim

Andy Bechtolsheim

Co-Founder at Arista Networks, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Arista Networks, Inc.
Open Compute Project Foundation
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

6275

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

09/30/1955

Age

64

Number of Awards

10

Estimated Net Worth

$4.5B

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Arista Networks, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Pure Storage, Inc.

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Head of Distributed Systems Group, Computer Science Department at Stanford University

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Former Senior Vice President & General Manager, Media Solutions Group at Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Village Roadshow Pictures

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Co-Founder at Bluebox Security, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Arista Networks, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President at Arista Networks, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Marketing at Arista Networks, Inc.

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Founder at NT Advisors LLC

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Andy Bechtolsheim
Co-Founder at Arista Networks, Inc.
Education
PhD in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
Class of 1982

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

M.S. in Computer Engineering
Class of 1976

Carnegie Mellon University challenges the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, global research university, Carnegie Mellon stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions, and sets its own course.With cutting-edge brain science, path-breaking performances, innovative start-ups, driverless cars, big data, big ambitions, Nobel and Turing prizes, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn't imagine the future, they create it.

Undergraduate Degree

TUM combines top-class facilities for cutting-edge research with unique learning opportunities for 37,343 students. TUM scientists are committed to finding solutions to the major challenges facing society as they move forward: • Health & Nutrition • Energy & Natural Resources • Environment & Climate • Information & Communications • Mobility & Infrastructure. TUM thinks and acts with an entrepreneurial spirit. Its aim is ambitious: to create lasting value for society through excellence in education and research, the active promotion of next-generation talent and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. All of which combine to make TUM one of Europe’s leading universities.

Memberships
Member
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
Co-Founder
2005 - Current

Arista Networks, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and sale of cloud networking solutions. Its cloud networking solutions consist of Extensible Operating System, a set of network applications; and Ethernet switching and routing platforms. The company was founded by Andreas Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton, and Kenneth Duda in October 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Founder
Current

DEVELOP, DISTRIBUTE AND PROMOTE DATA CENTER STORAGE, DATA CENTER SERVER, AND DATA CENTER FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS AND RELATED SOFTWARE. ENCOURAGE AN OPEN COMMUNITY FOR SHARING IDEAS AND TECHNOLOGIES CONCERNING DATA CENTER ISSUES.

Investor
Current

Datera, Inc. provides data storage software and systems. It solutions include virtualization, databases, containers and kubernetes. The firm's products include Detera EDF Software, Datera DF-Series Hardware and Datera CloudOperations. The company was founded by Marc W. Fleischmann, Nicholas Bellinger and Claudio Fleiner and is headquartered Sunnyvale, CA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Mobilygen Corp. manufactures and sells fabless semiconductor products. The firm focuses on creating multimedia processors. Its products are used in camcorders and digital cameras. The company was founded by George T. Haber and Sorin Cismas in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed

Rio Design Automation, Inc. provides electronic design automation services. It also provides chip designers package software that enables input and output optimization tradeoffs to take place in the context of the package and printed circuit board. The company was founded by Kaushik I. Sheth and Egino Sarto in 2003 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Investments
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Konux GmbH offers sensor solutions for real-time machine control and predictive maintenance. The company was founded by Husam Ghanem, Dennis Humhal, Andreas Kunze and Vlad Lata and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

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Mythic, Inc. develops neural network hardware platform that supports weight neural networks in a tiny chip package. The firm specializes in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and neural networks. The company was founded by Michael Henry and David Fick in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

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Xcalar, Inc. offers data infrastructure services. It offers data platform, design, and compute engine. The company was founded on January 3, 2014 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #367
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #495
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #435
2015
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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