Naren Tayal is the founder and CEO of SEC registered Tayal Ventures International LLC and has 20 years of international investment experience and 15 years of C-level operational experience. He advises international institutional investors on alternative asset class fund and direct investments and co-investments, due diligence, portfolio company advisory, and provides advisory board representation. Prior to this, Naren was a General Partner at Macquarie Bank Technology Ventures investing in early stage technology and services companies. Naren brought a strong investment track record and network from Intel Corporation where he was an International Program Manager investing in early stage international startup companies and corporate strategic investments . Before Intel, Naren was the V.P.of the Asia- Pacific region at Sybase Inc. and Director of Marketing and I.T. at Micro Decisionware, Inc. (acq by Sybase). Mr. Tayal has served as a board member and adviser to well over 40 public and private companies. He is a GLG Scholar and a member of the Big Sur Land Trust.