Nate has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2007. Nate, who has substantial business expertise, including previous operating experience as an entrepreneur, has served as a Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners since September 2003, and became Managing Partner in 2010. Prior to joining Rustic Canyon, Nate partnered with Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen for principal investment in companies facing disruptive changes and advising technology industry leaders on creating new growth. As an entrepreneur, he founded Clariweb, an Internet software solution for data sharing between applications, and helped launch two other Internet companies. Nate began his career with the Boston Consulting Group as a consultant to technology firms on new product development and business strategy. He received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and holds both a B.S.E. and M.S.E. from the University of Michigan College of Engineering, where he was an Entrepreneurial Fellow in the Engineering Global Leadership Honors Program.