Dr. Donald G. Basile has served as an executive, investor or board member on our 30 Silicon Valley companies, and has served as our Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer since inception. Since August 2020, Dr. Basile also serves as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. (“Roman DBDR I”), a blank check company that consummated its initial public offering in November 2020 and announced the execution of a definitive agreement with respect to its initial business combination with CompoSecure Holdings, L.L.C, a Delaware limited liability company (“CompoSecure”) in April 2021. Since January 2021, Dr. Basile also serves as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. II (“Roman DBDR II”), a blank check company that consummated its initial public offering in [●] 2021. Dr. Basile has also served as an executive officer and director at Monsoon Blockchain Corporation since November 2019 and as a director of GIBF, GP Inc. since September 2018. Dr. Basile previously served as a director of Violin Memory, Inc. from April 2009 to January 2014 and as its Chief Executive Officer from April 2009 to December 2013. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of FusionIO from January 2008 to March 2009 and as its Chairman from July 2006 to March 2009. Dr. Basile previously worked at AT&T Bell Labs, IBM, United Health Group and Lenfest Group (acquired by Comcast) and served as Managing Director of Raza Foundries and Vice President of Raza Microelectonics (RMI).
Dixon Doll, Jr. has served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and one of our directors since inception. Mr. Doll is currently also the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Roman DBDR I since August 2020 and the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Roman DBDR II since January 2021. Mr. Doll currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of DBM Cloud Systems, Inc. since January 2016 and the Managing Director of Longstreet Ventures, Inc. since January 2003. From July 2009 to January 2014, Mr. Doll served as the Chief Operating Officer and as a director of Violin Memory, Inc. He has also previously worked as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development at FusionIO from February 2008 to February 2009, as the Vice President of Corporate Development of NEON from May 1998 to July 2001 and as Vice President of Corporate Development of Recourse Technologies from July 2001 to August 2002. In addition, he was a Business Development Manager at Oracle Alliances Division from September 1994 to May 1998. Mr. Doll has previously served as a consultant to Oak Investment Partners, GTGR, Carlyle Group and DCM. He also is a partner at Birchwood Partners, an angel fund that helps early stage companies launch.
John C. Small has served as our Chief Financial Officer since inception. Mr. Small also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Roman DBDR I since August 2020, Chief Financial Officer of Roman DBDR II since January 2021 and the Chief Financial Officer of Monsoon Blockchain Corporation since December 2019. He served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Quanterra Capital Management LP from May 2019 until December 2020. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Mode Media from April 2016 to September 2016, and the Chief Financial Officer of Viggle, Inc. (Nasdaq: VGGL) from September 2012 to October 2015. He served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Tsunami XR from October 2016 to May 2019. Mr. Small joined GLG Partners in 2000 as a Senior Asset Manager responsible for Telecom, Media, Technology and Renewable Energy investments for the GLG North American Opportunity Fund and served as the President of the GLG North America office from April 2000 to August 2011. He worked as a Telecom and Media analyst at Ulysses Management from January 1997 to March 2000 and as a Telecom analyst at Odyssey Partners from March 1996 to January 1997. He also worked as an equity research analyst at Dillon Read (from January 1992 to September 1993) and Morgan Stanley (from October 1993 to February 1996). Mr. Small has previously served as a director of Loyalty Alliance, Inc., PayEase Ltd., INFINIA Corporation, ViSole Energy, Inc., New Millennium Solar Equipment Co, ShortList Media Ltd, DraftDay Inc., and Spinvox Ltd.