Don Listwin

Board Director

Don Listwin

Board Director with over 35 years professional experience and significant executive leadership accomplishments in technology businesses, philanthropy, and technology investments. Currently serving on ten boards, CEO of RapidAI, venture partner at Rally Ventures, and tech partner at Sequoia Capital, and since 2012 have been an Associate Professor of Radiology at Stanford University.

3480 Woodside Road
Woodside, CA 94062
Cell: (650) 814-9966(650) 814-9966

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering;
Doctorate Law (Honorary), 2001
University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Married with children and grandchildren; Resort owner–Belize; PADI® SCUBA Dive Master & Rescue Diver 30+ years; Private Pilot License; Train conductor

Board Experience

Cisco Systems: Executive management
Calix: (current) next generation fiber optic based broadband solutions
ETEK: acquired by JDSU; now Viavi Solutions
Isilon Systems: acquired by Dell
JDSU: now Viavi Solutions
OpenWave: acquired by Enea became Openwave
POET: (current) highly integrated photoelectron IC for next generation data centers
RedBack: acquired by Ericsson became Openwave
Tibco: acquired by Vista Equity Partners
Violin: acquired by StorCentric

AwareX: (current) consumer-first, cloud-based, digital customer engagement software platform
Clarius: (current) mobile ultrasound
Clustrix: acquired by MariaDB
D-Wave Systems: quantum computing
GenoLogics: acquired by Illumina
Joyent: acquired by Samsung
PLUMgrid: acquired by VMware
RapidAI: (current) stroke imaging
Robin Systems: (current) data center software
Sana Security: acquired by AVG
Teradici: infrastructure virtualization

NON-PROFIT (current) supporting kids
Canary Center at Stanford: (current) research facility
Canary Foundation: (current) early cancer detection
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center: Board of Scientific Advisors
National Cancer Institute (NCI): Board of Scientific Advisors for cancer research
PLoS: scientific research communication

Management Experience

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (current) supporting kids
Canary Foundation: (current) early cancer detection; non-profit
OpenWave: public; acquired by Enea
RapidAI: (current) stroke imaging; private
Sana Security: private; acquired by AVG

Cisco Systems: $12B/year business management; Wall Street management


Broad Internet/data center product, technology and market knowledge
Cancer molecular diagnostics scientific and market knowledge
Acquired, sold and integrated dozens of companies in past three decades
Venture Partner (Rally Ventures)
Tech Partner (Sequoia Capital)
Listwin Ventures