Andy Bechtolsheim

Co-Founder at Arista Networks, Inc.

Andy Bechtolsheim

Andy Bechtolsheim

Co-Founder at Arista Networks, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Kealia, Inc.
Arista Networks, Inc.
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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8505

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1956

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 Arista Networks, Inc.

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

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Founder at NT Advisors LLC

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

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Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Arista Networks, Inc.

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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
Professional
Prior

IO Turbine, Inc. provided software solutions. The company's services helped wind project developers, owners, operators, financiers, and utilities reduce financial risk. It offered domain-focused development and consulting solutions. It provided advanced technology solutions for businesses, non-profit organizations, higher education, and professional service firms. The company was founded in 2009 and was headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Founder
1995 - 1996

Part of Cisco Systems, Inc., Granite Systems, Inc. is an American company that develops networking software. It was founded by John Eben Page Borden, Andy Bechtolsheim and David Cheriton. Granite Systems, Inc. was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. on 27 Sep 96 for $220 million.

Co-Founder
1982 - Prior

Sun Microsystems, Inc. provides network computing infrastructure solutions. It offers its solutions under the Java technology platform, Solaris Operating System, MySQL database management system, Sun StorageTek storage solutions, and UltraSPARC processor brands. The company also develops networking computing products and technologies which include servers, storage, open source software, tools, and training. The company provides solutions to the social networking, entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, news, energy, and engineering companies. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2004 - Current

Arista Networks, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and sale of cloud networking solutions. Its cloud networking solutions consist of Extensible Operating System(EOS) 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.

Chairman, Executive Board
Current

Real Intent, Inc. provides system on chip (SoC) and field-programmable gate array (FPGA)sign-off verification solutions. Its products include Ascent for early functional verification before synthesis; and Meridian for advanced sign-off verification not possible with simulation or static timing analysis. The company was founded by Prakash Narain and Rajiv Kumar in 1999 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Chairman of the Board
Prior - 2014

DSSD, Inc., part of Dell Technologies, Inc., is an American company located in Menlo Park, CA, that develops storage system for performance computing, data analytics, and networking. It was founded by Bill Moore, Andy Bechtolsheim, Mike Shapiro and Jeff Bonwick.

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Cresta Intelligence, Inc. owns and operates as a enterprise software company. The firm’s products include guided selling responses, real-time coaching, workflow automation, and visibility and control for managers. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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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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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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