Michael L. Goguen

Owner at Two Bear Management

Michael L. Goguen

Michael L. Goguen

Owner at Two Bear Management

Overview
Career Highlights

Sequoia Capital
R2 Semiconductor, Inc.
Two Bear Management

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1313

Number of Boards

45

Birthday

1965

Age

55

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Founder at Clickatell, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Clickatell Pty Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Plume Design, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Cell Works Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Cell Works Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Cell Works Group, Inc.

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Managing Director at DAG Ventures LLC

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Special Advisor at Carrick Capital Partners, LLC

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Founder & General Partner at Clear Venture Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Wing Venture Management LLC

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Michael L. Goguen
Owner at Two Bear Management
Education
BS Degree in Electrical Engineering

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

M.S. Electrical Engineering

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Career History
Managing Partner
Prior - 2016

Sequoia Capital invests in seed to early stage companies. The firm focuses on energy, financial services, healthcare, Internet, mobile and technology sectors. Within the energy sector, the firm seeks to partner with start-ups focused on the alternative energy, conventional energy, energy efficiency, energy storage and energy services markets.

Director of Engineering
Prior

Bay Networks, Inc. is a leader in the worldwide networking market, providing a complete line of products that serve corporate enterprises, higher education institutions, service providers and telecommunications carriers. The company offers frame and ATM switches, routers, shared media, remote and Internet Accesssolutions, IP services and network management applications, all integrated by BayNetworks' Adaptive Networking strategy

Product Manager
Prior

Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1960s to the 1990s. It was a leading vendor of computer systems, including computers, software, and peripherals, and its PDP and successor VAX products were the most successful of all minicomputers in terms of sales.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Qwikker, Inc. provides wireless network appliances. It provides solutions for out of home application, such as kiosks, bus shelters and airports; retail application comprising shopping centers, grocery stores, and specialty retail outlets; and event applications, including music festivals, museum openings, sporting games and fashion shows. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

PayDay One Holdings, Inc. provides lending services. It offers fax less cash, payday loans cash advance, online loans and unsecured loans. The company technology enables the company to provide totally automated payday advance via the internet, with no faxing of information or human intervention required to close a loan. PayDay One Holdings was founded in September 2005 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Director
Current

Clickatell, Inc. provides mobile messaging services. It offers developers' central, an interface to global short message services (SMS) gateway that allows users to manage various SMS API connections, monitor campaigns, do reporting, make online payments, receive invoices, add sub-users, and more;; provides additional APIs and code scripts for use with various interfaces and support integration with product documents; allows APIs to integrate various systems or applications with global SMS messaging gateway; and adds SMS short codes. The company was founded by Pieter de Villiers, Patrick Lawson, Casper de Villiers and Danie du Toit in June 2000 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Political Donations
$2,700
2015

Senator from Utah

$47.4K
2014

Senior Strategic Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$10K
2014

Senator at Office of the Senator from Montana, Steve Daines

Transactions
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Cisco Systems, Inc. purchases OpenDNS, Inc. from Sutter Hill Ventures LLC, Glynn Capital Management LLC, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, DAG Ventures LLC, Evolution Capital Management Partners LLC, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Lumia Capital LLC

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Sequoia Capital U.S. Venture 2010 Partners Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
Rank #52
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #44
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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