Meet Michael

Michael Dolbec leads investments for GE software focused on the Industrial Internet, big data, M2M and cyber security. Mike’s current investments include: Predixion, Maana, Ayasdi, and Mocana. Mike joined the GE team from LG Electronics, where he led venture capital and open innovation activities. Prior to that, Mike led the venture capital groups at Orange, 3Com, and IBM. Earlier, he co-founded an award-winning mobile internet startup which was sold to Earthlink. Mike began his investment career at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Greylock. His previous investments include: Juniper, Extreme, Epigram (acquired by Broadcom), Macromind (later Macromedia, acquired by Adobe), Trilogy, and Netezza. He has held operating positions in research, software engineering, sales, marketing, business development and M&A. Mike began his career at Xerox Palo Alto Research Laboratory. Mike holds an MBA from Wharton, as well as a Master’s Degree in Artificial Intelligence and a Bachelor’s in Biology from Stanford. He lives in Palo Alto, has two grown children, and is an avid road cyclist.

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04.28.2015

Big Data company raises $15M in Series B

Silicon Valley Business Journal

07.16.2013

Ayasdi Raises $30.6 Million in Series B Funding from Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), GE Ventures, and Citi Ventures

Ayasdi

Pioneers new machine learning approach to automate and operationalize insight discovery from complex data to power the brilliant enterprise