Mayfield, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage consumer, enterprise and healthIT companies, appointed Patrick Salyer as an enterprise partner, bringing its team to seven investors.
Salyer is a former portfolio CEO from Gigya, acquired by SAP, and will focus on partnering with entrepreneurs building enterprise-focused companies.
Salyer has a decade of enterprise software leadership experience, including serving as CEO of Gigya, a customer identity and access management leader, for seven years.
He became the general manager of the SAP Customer Data Cloud after overseeing the acquisition of Gigya in 2017. During his tenure at Gigya, the company raised more than $100m in capital, navigated multiple product pivots, established a new category, scaled to more than 700 customers and more than 300 employees.
There, Salyer developed deep go-to-market expertise, where he built global inside and field sales models, sold to global Fortune 500 companies such as Nestle, GSK and Fox and achieved high growth rates.
– Rajeev Batra, Enterprise
– Vivek Saraswat, Enterprise
– Tim Chang, Enterprise and Consumer
– Navin Chaddha, Enterprise and Consumer
– Ursheet Parikh, Enterprise and Digital Health
– Rishi Garg, Consumer