Meet the Radius Team

Learn more about our management, board and investors.

Management

Darian Shirazi

CEO and Founder

Darian is an entrepreneur. He was an early employee at Facebook and worked on the Sell Your Item team at eBay. He has founded, invested in, and advised many successful technology companies. Prior to starting Radius, Darian studied Computer Science and Philosophy at UC Berkeley.

David Obrand

COO

Prior to Radius, David was Chief Customer Officer at Yammer, playing an instrumental role in the company’s fast-paced growth and eventual acquisition by Microsoft for $1.2 billion in 2012. In his spare time, David is an avid scuba diver, angel investor, and philanthropist.

Noah Hayes

CPO and co-founder

As an undergrad, Noah founded one of the top file distribution networks for the PC games industry and the first revenue-sharing video web site. In his spare time, Noah collects cease and desist orders from Google & YouTube.

Adrian Druzgalski

CTO and co-founder

Prior to Radius, Adrian was pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the UC Irvine. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from the UC Berkeley.

Megan Austin Karlen

VP of Business Development

Megan has extensive experience building partnerships and growing businesses, having spent her career as a business development executive and private equity investor. She earned her AB from Harvard College and her MBA from Harvard Business School.

Jerry Clarno

VP of Sales

Jerry brings more than 20 years experience building and scaling highly successful, hyper-growth sales teams at companies like Box, SuccessFactors, OneLogin and FedEx. He earned a BS in Journalism from the University of Oregon.

Jordan Gadapee

VP of Design

Jordan loves design. For many years he ran his own small studio where he managed local and national clients. Before joining Radius in 2009, Jordan was an Assistant Professor of Design at Illinois State University. He holds an MA and MFA from the University of Iowa.

Michele Chang

VP of Strategic Partnerships

Previously Michele was the acting Chief of Staff at the U.S. Small Business Administration and was a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She earned a BS in Mathematics from UCLA and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Arup Banerjee

VP of Product

Arup is a product enthusiast. Prior to Radius he defined and implemented product strategy at companies like GoodData and Box. Arup holds degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

Jody Edmondson

Director of Data Science

Jody's contributions as a founder, analyst, engineer, and architect span ten early to mid stage start up ventures. He brings substantial cross functional experience along with an affinity for assembling teams and leading them through high growth. His current focus is data science, visualization, and engineering.

Dan Stevens

Head of Business Operations

Dan runs finance and operations for Radius. Prior to joining Radius, he led strategic finance and FP&A at LiveRamp, and spent time in venture capital and investment banking. He earned his AB from Duke University.

Board Members

Jonathan Ebinger

board member

Jonathan Ebinger, General Partner, joined BlueRun Ventures in September 2000 and is based in Menlo Park. He focuses on communications, media, and mobility opportunities.

Joe Lonsdale

board member

Joe Lonsdale co-founded Palantir Technologies, a multi-billion dollar software company which develops mission-critical analysis systems used by government and financial organizations around the world. He is also the founder of Addepar, a leader in private wealth management technology.

Andrew McCollum

board member

Andrew McCollum is an Entrepreneur in Residence at NEA. He was part of the founding team of Facebook, the world's largest social networking website, where he contributed to numerous aspects of the core product and architecture.

Darian Shirazi

CEO and Founder

Darian is an entrepreneur. He was an early employee at Facebook and worked on the Sell Your Item team at eBay. He has founded, invested in, and advised many successful technology companies. Prior to starting Radius, Darian studied Computer Science and Philosophy at Berkeley.

Scott Thompson

board member

Scott currently serves as CEO at Shoprunner. He has a wealth of experience bringing technology and financial services together, and has served as CEO of Yahoo! as well as held executive positions at Paypal and Visa.

Investors
 
Other Investors and Advisors

Isaac Applbaum

Falcon Partners

Jim Hudak

Intel and Accenture

Pejman Nozad

Founder, PejmanMar

Keith Rabois

Khosla Ventures, Square, PayPal

Noosheen Hashemi

Investor & Philanthropist