Shabbir Dahod is President and CEO of TraceLink Inc. and also a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital. Throughout his 29-year career, he has been a cutting edge innovator focused on the intersection of technology, business and management to improve corporate performance. He was an early colleague of Paul Allen’s at Asymetrix, establishing the company as a leader in multimedia authoring technology for computer-based learning, and then led new collaboration and knowledge management initiatives at Microsoft. Following that time, he has launched several market leading startups including SupplyScape, the de-facto leader in software solutions to safeguard the pharmaceutical supply chain, and iWant, an early leader in the search-based Internet advertising. In addition, he is a Distinguished Alumnus of Boston University where he received his B.A. in Computer Science.