Ajit Shah
  Robert Simon
  Kumar Ganapathy
  Andy Ludwick
  Mike Pliner
  Teddy Shalon
  Sass Somekh
The Ariva team consists of 7 partners; 2 managing partners and 5 industry partners. Each of Ariva's partners has been the founder of a large, successful technology company, has a proven track record of identifying new markets and has experience coaching founding teams. Each partner brings deep market knowledge, technical expertise, deal flow and relationships across top-tier venture firms and industry. Collectively, the team's expertise spans computing systems, networking, enterprise infrastructure, Internet, consumer software, medical technology and alternative energy. Since 1980, the partners have collectively founded and built over 15 new companies with valuations exceeding $9 billion through public offerings and private transactions.