Chad is a technology investor and software executive with 20+ years of experience in business and cloud software applications and services. Chad’s mission at Owl is to share this experience with entrepreneurs working to build transformational software companies. Most recently Chad was a VP at SuccessFactors, where he was responsible for M&A and corporate strategy, and became SAP’s VP Corporate Development working on its rapidly evolving cloud businesses after its $3.6B SuccessFactors acquisition. Prior to SuccessFactors, Chad was an investment professional at TPG and Austin Ventures, and he remains an active angel investor. Chad earned his MBA and BS from Stanford. He is an avid skier, having grown up in Reno NV and getting his first experience in the 3rd grade at Mt. Rose. He loves adventures in the mountains with family, dear friends, and oftentimes complete strangers.