Western Digital
Capital

Partnering with Innovation


Western Digital Capital partners with innovative startups that improve how data is generated, saved, managed, and consumed. We provide the capital, expertise and connections required to scale the organizations of tomorrow.

Overview

Helping Companies Thrive


Data is growing and evolving every day. That's why at Western Digital, we're growing and evolving our relationships every day too. Collaborating with smart, innovative startups to reshape how data is captured, preserved, accessed and transformed. 

Uniting the people and ideas that make the future of data a reality. We believe there's no better use of our capital, expertise, and industry connections, than unlocking the full potential of the future.

Our Team


Our team includes investment bankers, venture capitalists, analysts, lawyers, consultants, mathematicians, scientists, and engineers with in-depth knowledge of technology and the storage ecosystem.

 

Together we provide the strategic insights and facilitate the business unit partnership opportunities necessary for companies to profitably accelerate their growth.

 

 

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Mark Long
President,
Western Digital Capital

Chief Financial Officer and
Chief Strategy Officer
Western Digital Corporation

Western Digital Capital Team

Daniel Flynn
Vice President,
Western Digital Capital
Corporate Development

Amir Fridman
Investments Israel

Kaushik Roy
Ecosystem Strategy

Corporate Development & Strategy Support Team

Natalie Malcolm

James Park

Steffen Hellmold

David Baum

Priyanka Kamat

Saul Zales

Portfolio

Western Digital Capital’s portfolio consists of investments in the following categories:

Data Center & Enterprise

Elastifile
Enmotus
Nexenta
Panzura
Pivot3
Qumulo
ScyllaDB
Stratoscale
3DR
Excelero

Internet of Things, Services & Consumer Devices

Gobbler
Magisto

Components & Subsystems

Esperanto
Corephotonics
Kazan Networks
SiFive
UPMEM
Barefoot Networks

Exits

A sampling of Western Digital Capital’s successful exits follows below:

2018

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2017

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2016

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2015

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2014

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2013

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2011

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