Our Team


Stephen Pearse

Stephen is known for leading one of Silicon Valley’s fastest ever value creation startups. He led Cyras Systems from $15M to over $4B in valuation in 18 months with three rounds of VC funding, finally selling the company to Ciena in 2000. His last company, Revolv, sold to Google in 2014. Stephen is a former director of the NAC - the board of advisors for NASA. Stephen is the managing partner for Yucatan, and is a director for several public and private companies and non-profit organizations.


Robert Pearse

Robert “Bob” is a leader in corporate strategy and corporate development in the technology industry.  Bob is a shareholder activist who has served as a Board Director and Chairman for numerous public companies.  As VP of Strategy for NetApp, Bob developed the hyper-growth plan which placed the company into the Fortune 500. He previously served as VP of Strategy and Corporate Development for Hewlett-Packard leading acquisitions and corporate investments.  Bob holds an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.