Gamiel Gran

Gamiel Gran
Partner, Business Development, Sierra Ventures


Gamiel Gran joined Sierra Ventures in 2008 as Vice President of Business Development. Gamiel leads the Business Development Strategy for the Firm including the development of external advisory boards such as the Sierra Ventures CIO Advisory Board, Sierra Strategic Advisory program, partnerships with services providers such as Angel investors, recruiters, venture banking, and law firms, and the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program. Gamiel develops lead sources for the firm and is focused on the broader software sector – including cloud computing, open source, collaboration, and application enabling software.

Gamiel brings 25 years of operational experience to Sierra Ventures with executive roles in Business Development, Corporate Development, Sales Operations, and Channels and Alliances. Prior to joining Sierra in 2008, Gamiel was Vice President Global Channels & Business Development at Cassatt, Vice President Global Channel Sales at Edify, Vice President Strategic Alliances at BEA, and Vice President Business Development at Asera. He also spent four years at Oracle in Channel Sales and ten years at IBM in Business Development and Sales. Gamiel holds a BA in Economics/Social Science from the University of California at Berkeley.


Location: Westside Ballroom Level:
Gamiel Gran (Sierra Ventures), Roger Ehrenberg (IA Ventures), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
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