Tribe Capital Growth Corp I
Arjun Sethi has been our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since inception. Mr. Sethi is a serial entrepreneur, investor and executive with deep roots in the Silicon Valley and more than a decade of experience building, sourcing and investing in over 100 high-growth technology companies, most notably independently investing in companies such as Opendoor, Gusto and Truecaller. Mr. Sethi also co-founded Tribe Capital Management LLC in 2018, a venture capital firm built by engineers and data scientists, which has invested in fast growing and notable companies such as Carta, Relativity, Shiprocket, Applied Intuition, Instabase, Momentus, Bolt, Front, and Equipmentshare. Prior to founding Tribe, Mr. Sethi was a partner at Social Capital from 2016 to 2018, where he led the team which established a successful track-record of backing high-growth companies such as Slack, Cloud Kitchens, and Box. He also served on the executive team at Yahoo, from 2014 to 2016, where he grew product usage to over 1 billion monthly active unique users. He joined Yahoo as part of its acquisition of MessageMe, a messaging app he founded in 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Sethi co-founded LOLapps, a mobile gaming and applications company which he scaled to 100 million monthly users before it was sold to 6waves, a subsidiary of Nexon. Mr. Sethi graduated from the University of Maryland College Park, with a bachelor’s degree in history. We believe Mr. Sethi is well qualified to serve as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer given his depth of investment and operational experience in the technology sector.
Omar Chohan has been our Chief Financial Officer since inception. Mr. Chohan brings over 20 years of CFO experience with broad cross border, strategic and transactional experience. Since 2020, Mr. Chohan has served as a partner, and runs the Special Situations Group at Tribe Capital Management LLC, a venture capital firm built by engineers and data scientists. Mr. Chohan has extensive experience supporting growth stage companies around the world. He currently sits on the board of Ampaire and also founded Luxsant LLC in 2013, a global boutique CFO and management consulting firm employing 39 professionals across six global offices, focusing on accounting, internal controls/audit, pre-acquisition due diligence, M&A, and turnaround/restructuring of distressed assets. Mr. Chohan graduated with BS degrees in management and operations management and has a dual emphasis MBA in finance and strategy from California State University, Long Beach. We believe Mr. Chohan is well qualified to serve as our Chief Financial Officer given his extensive experience as CFO and supporting growth stage companies around the world.
Sumit Mehta has been our Vice President since inception. In 2019 Mr. Mehta became a managing director at Arrow Capital, a leading boutique asset manager and investment advisory firm. He has over 15 years of experience across Corporate Finance, M&A and Private Equity, and a strong track record of identifying and executing successful transactions. In his previous role, starting in 2007, Mr. Mehta was the head of Deal Structuring & Advisory at Daman Investments, one of the leading investment companies in Dubai and part of the $5 billion Gargash Group. In his career span, Mr. Mehta has led large and complex investment deals, equity and debt financing transactions ranging from $50 million to $750 million across a wide range of sectors including technology, real estate, hospitality, education, auto, and consumer care. Mr. Mehta started his career with ABN AMRO in India as an investment advisor prior to moving to the Middle East. Mr. Mehta has a BA in Economics from Delhi University and a MBA from Cass School of Business. We believe Mr. Mehta is well qualified to serve as our Vice President given his deep experience in finance, M&A, advisory and focus on non-US investments.
Ted Maidenberg has been our Secretary since inception. Mr. Maidenberg brings over two decades of experience as an entrepreneur, investor and operator in the technology, media and telecom sector. He co-founded Tribe Capital Management LLC in 2018, a venture capital firm built by engineers and data scientists. Previously, he co-founded Social Capital in 2011, where he established a proven track record of value creation with notable successes including Slack, Propeller Health, Yammer, and Wealthfront. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Maidenberg was a partner as U.S. Venture Partners where he invested in Trunkclub, Adify and Revolution Money. Prior to his investment career, Mr. Maidenberg ran the wireless licensing division for Warner Brothers Japan. Mr. Maidenberg graduated from the Washington University in St Louis, with a B.S.B.A in finance. We believe Mr. Maidenberg is well qualified to serve as our Secretary a given his vast experience in venture capital and focus on operations.
Rohit Nanani will be one of our directors as of the effective date of this registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. He is the Founder and CEO of Arrow Capital, which he founded in 2016, a leading boutique asset manager and investment advisory firm. Mr. Nanani has a proven track record as an international banker with 20+ years of experience in global financial markets. He has held several executive positions across notable global institutions, including as a Managing Director with Barclays Bank Plc (DIFC – Dubai), starting in 2013, and heading the GSAC (South Asian Clients) business and as Executive Director at UBS Singapore, having clientele across South East Asia, Middle East, Africa and UK. Prior to his private banking experience, Mr. Nanani spent ten years with global institutions such as ABN AMRO and Bank of Nova Scotia in India in the Corporate Banking business. His rich and varied experience across corporate banking and private banking gives him an advantage in providing holistic advisory services to ultra-high net worth clients and large family offices. Mr. Nanani has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting, Finance and Economics from Delhi University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Management. We believe Mr. Nanani is well qualified to serve as a Director given his deep experience in finance, global banking, and serving the requirements of ultra-high net worth clients across Asia and Middle East.
Richard Peretz will be one of our directors as of the effective date of this registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr. Peretz recently retired as the chief financial officer and treasurer of UPS, which he served from 2015 to 2020. Mr. Peretz was responsible for Global Finance activities at UPS. He also served as a member of the UPS Management Committee, setting strategy for long-term growth including the current capital structure realignment and transformation initiatives. Mr. Peretz was also responsible for UPS’s Initial Public Offering in 1999, at the time the largest in U.S. history. Prior to being named CFO, Mr. Peretz held various leadership positions at UPS, including corporate controller and treasurer from 2007-2015. Mr. Petetz graduated with an MBA from Emory University and a bachelor��s degree in Business Administration (BBA) from University of Texas - San Antonio. We believe Mr. Peretz is well qualified to serve as Director given his extensive experience in private and public companies, his roles as CFO and Treasurer of a multinational corporation and vast experience in management.
Henry Ward will be one of our directors as of the effective date of this registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr. Ward is the CEO of Carta, a company he co-founded in 2012 to revolutionize the way founders, investors, and employees manage equity and ownership. Carta was founded in 2012, and has grown to manage hundreds of billions of dollars in equity. Companies including Robinhood, Tilray, and Union Square Ventures trust Carta to provide fund administration, 409A valuations, cap table management and scenario modeling. Prior to Carta, Mr. Ward was the founder and CEO of Secondsight, a portfolio optimization platform for retail investors. Prior, Mr Ward held leadership positions at software companies including Reddwerks Inc. and BetweenMarkets. Mr. Ward graduated from University of Michigan with a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science and holds a MSc in Market Finance from EDHEC Business School. We believe Mr. Ward is well qualified to serve as Director given his extensive experience in private company management and seeing through successful rapid growth, becoming a leader in his field.
Duriya Farooqui will be one of our director as of the effective date of this registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr Farooqui has been an independent director at InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (NYSE: IHG) as of 2020, and at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc (NYSE: ICE) since 2017. She also serves on the boards of NYSE and ICE NGX, all of which are ICE subsidiaries. Most recently, between 2019 and 2020, Ms. Farooqui was president of supply chain innovation at Georgia Pacific, leading an innovation organization where over 40 companies came together to solve supply chain challenges through rapid experimentation, digital technology and collaboration. Ms. Farooqui was previously executive director of Atlanta Committee for Progress (ACP), a coalition of leading CEOs addressing critical economic development issues for Atlanta; a role she held from 2016 to 2018. Ms. Farooqui was a principal at Bain & Company from 2014 to 2016. She served the City of Atlanta through several leadership positions including, chief operating officer from 2011 to 2013, deputy chief operating officer from 2010 to 2011 and director from 2007 to 2009. At the start of her career, she worked with the Center for International Development at Harvard University, The World Bank, and the Center for Global Development. Ms. Farooqui is a Trustee of the Woodruff Arts Center and Agnes Scott College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics from Hampshire College and a Master of Public Administration in International Development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. We believe Ms. Farooqui is well qualified to serve as a Director due to her experience as a public company director and management experience.