Tribe Capital Growth Corp II
Arjun Sethi has been our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a Board member 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, Kraken, and Equipmentshare. More recently, Mr. Sethi served as CEO, Chairman for Tribe Capital Growth Corp I’s $276 million initial public offering. 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, Chief Executive Officer and a Board member given his depth of investment and operational experience in the technology sector.
Omar Chohan has been our Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and a Board member 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 (SSG) at TCM, and separately serves as General Partner at a TCM affiliated venture capital firm, PIF VC. Under his leadership of SSG, Mr. Chohan has successfully led transactional advisory for SPACs, both buy-side and sell-side, and recently served as CFO for Tribe Capital Growth Corp I’s $276 million initial public offering. In addition, 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 a global team of professionals across six international offices, focusing on accounting, internal controls/audit, pre-acquisition due diligence, M&A, and turnaround/restructuring of distressed assets. 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 and Board member given his extensive experience as CFO and supporting growth stage companies around the world.
Richard Peretz will be one of our directors as of the effective date of the 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. Mr. Peretz is a member of the board of directors of Tribe Capital Growth Corp I (Nasdaq: ATVCU).
Carol Foster will be one of our directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Ms. Foster has been an independent director at Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) since January 2019. Ms. Foster formerly served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of SharesPost, Inc., a leading provider of capital markets for securities of late-stage, venture-backed private companies and digital assets, from 2017 to 2019. She also served as President of SP Investments Management during that same time period. Previously, Ms. Foster was the President and Founder of CLF Advisors LLC, an advisory and consulting firm from 2012-2013 and 2015-2017. Earlier in her career, Ms. Foster held senior financial and leadership positions with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch & Co., Calera Capital LLC and PENSCO Trust Company. Ms. Foster received her Bachelor of Science from Southern Methodist University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Duriya Farooqui will be one of our directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Ms. 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. Ms. Farooqui is a member of the board of directors of Tribe Capital Growth Corp I (Nasdaq: ATVCU). 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.
Odell Beckham Jr. is an NFL wide receiver, philanthropist and entrepreneur. With an eye towards innovative and forward thinking businesses, Mr. Beckham Jr. is involved with a wide range of companies that span numerous industries such as technology, jewelry, gaming and food and beverage. He has been sharing deal flow with Tribe Capital, including capital deployment through its Firstlook co-investment program.
Ajay Sangha is the CEO of ITN Productions and longtime business partner and manager to Odell Beckham Jr. A graduate of Eton College and Durham University, Mr. Sangha serves as an advisor to companies across different industries such as technology, jewelry, gaming and food and beverage. He has been sharing deal flow with Tribe Capital, including capital deployment through its Firstlook co-investment program.
Romeen Sheth is president of Metasys Technologies, a workforce management advisory firm based in Atlanta, GA. Metasys partners with leading global organizations on the full lifecycle of their talent management strategy. Prior to joining Metasys, Mr. Sheth was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Sheth also runs Square One, a podcast where he interviews founders, executives and investors since 2018. Mr. Sheth also is an affiliated fellow at the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession and is an appointed member of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Emerging Leaders Council. Mr. Sheth has a Juris Doctorate (JD) from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in philosophy, magna cum laude, from Duke University. Mr. Sheth is a strategic advisor to Tribe Capital Growth Corp I (Nasdaq: ATVCU).
Boris Revsin is the Managing Director of Republic Labs, a growth stage investment advisory with over $300M under management. At Republic Labs, Mr. Revsin has led investments into Robinhood, EquipmentShare, Long Term Stock Exchange, and many others. Boris was also a co-founder of two venture-backed companies, Breaktime Media (sold to Connelly Partners in 2015) and VentureApp (known as HqO since 2017, having raised over $40M in venture capital). Mr. Revsin is also an advisor to SPACs totaling over $800M in raised capital.
Henry 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. Mr. Ward also previously held leadership positions at software companies including Reddwerks Inc. and BetweenMarkets. Mr. Ward is a member of the board of directors of Tribe Capital Growth Corp I (Nasdaq: ATVCU).