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Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Sam Pullara

Sam Pullara
Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures

Website | @sampullara

Sam Pullara is a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures, where his current directorships include Boxer, FoundationDB, and Wavefront. He is also responsible for a number of the firm’s other investments, including Tomfoolery. Sam joined Sutter Hill Ventures from Twitter, where he was a senior infrastructure engineer and remains a technology advisor. He came to Twitter via the acquisition of Bagcheck in 2011, where he was cofounder and CEO. Previously, Sam was chief technologist at Yahoo responsible for technology strategy across the audience organization and platform team and chief architect at Borland after the acquisition of Gauntlet Systems, where he was also a cofounder and CEO. Sam came to Silicon Valley to work at WebLogic, where he was the first server engineer after the founders, and stayed on through the acquisition by BEA Systems. He holds an MS in physics from Northwestern University and a BS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, 09/28/2016
Data-driven business
Location: 1 E 15/1 E 16 Level: Non-technical
Michael Dauber (Amplify Partners), Shivon Zilis (Bloomberg Beta), Sarah Guo (Greylock), Matt Witheiler, Sam Pullara (Sutter Hill Ventures)
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In a panel discussion, top-tier VCs look over the horizon and consider the big trends in big data, explaining what they think the field will look like a few years (or more) down the road. Join us to hear about the trends that everyone is seeing and areas for investment that they find exciting. Read more.