Managing Director

Daniel Docter

Investments

Build, deliver, and deploy any applications on any cloud or server
Build, deliver, and deploy any applications on any cloud or server

Build, deliver, and deploy any applications on any cloud or server

Enterprise data science management platform
Enterprise data science management platform
Enterprise-class IaaS Cloud Service Provider
Enterprise-class IaaS Cloud Service Provider
Semiconductor company that develops accelerators for AI and machine learning
Semiconductor company that develops accelerators for AI and machine learning
Data management platform
Data management platform

Democratizing machine learning.

AI-driven continuous delivery
AI-driven continuous delivery
Real-Time In-Memory Database
Real-Time In-Memory Database
4D+ Vision Solutions
4D+ Vision Solutions
ML SOC for embedded application market
ML SOC for embedded application market
End-to-end streaming data integration and operational intelligence platform
End-to-end streaming data integration and operational intelligence platform

Alumni Investments

Acquired by HPE
Acquired by HPE
Nasdaq: MDB
Nasdaq: MDB
Acquired by Ericsson
Acquired by Ericsson
Acquired by Equinix
Acquired by Equinix
Acquired by Cisco Systems
Acquired by Cisco Systems
Acquired by Google
Acquired by Google
Listed on NASDAQ: XMTR
Listed on NASDAQ: XMTR

ROLE

Daniel Docter is a managing director at Dell Technologies Capital with a focus on investments in AI and ML/DL, big/fast data and data analytics, cloud management and orchestration, CI/CD, and serverless architecture.

Work History

Prior to joining Dell Technologies, Daniel was Director at Intel Capital where he led investment initiatives in Cloud (Open Data Center), Software Defined Networking, Data Center Services, and High Performance Computing. His investments covered services, infrastructure, management software, compute and storage systems, and ICs and include Switch SuperNap, Tier 3 (acquired by CenturyLink), Passave (acquired by PMCS), E2O Communications (acquired by JDSU), Cyoptics (acquired by Avago), Stratalight Communications (acquired by Opnext), Cortina Systems (acquired by InPhi), Overture Networks (acquired by Adva), Fulcrum Microsystems (acquired by Intel), Adaptivity (acquired by EMC), Virident (acquired by Western Digital), and Aspeed (IPO on Taiwan Stock Exchange). Dan also played a key role in several Intel acquisitions, including Fulcrum, New Focus tunable laser group, Stratos LW transceiver group, and the sale of the Optical Products Group to Emcore. Before Intel Capital, Daniel was with Merrill Lynch as an adviser for technology company clients involved in IPOs and M&A transactions. Before Merrill Lynch, Daniel spent 11 years at AT&T Bell Labs and Hughes Research Labs working on optical and RF communications applications. He has more than 50 journal publications and 10 patents.

Education

Daniel holds a PhD from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is based in Palo Alto, California.

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