Michael Porat - Cisco Investments
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    Domain Leader: Data Center

    Michael joined Cisco Investments in 2012 and is leading the team driving investments in the technology stack that enables Cisco’s customers to modernize and transform their Data Centers. He brings two decades of experience in the venture ecosystem as an operator, venture capitalist and advisor. Among his past and current portfolio are Cohesity, Avi Networks, Mavenir (Acquired by Mitel), Solaredge (NASDAQ: SEDG), and Intucell (Acquired by Cisco).

    Prior to Cisco, Michael was a venture capitalist at Genesis Partners, where he focused on enterprise infrastructure & applications, as well as innovation in hardware. He began his career leading technology teams at Intel, and as Chief of Staff at ECI Telecom. He holds a B.A. from Yale University, where he studied Economics.