Hatch is a founding Managing Director of ATA Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in Redwood City, California. Following formation of the firm in 2003, Hatch has made investments in telecom, enterprise, semiconductor, and software companies. Hatch blends a unique and celebrated background of managing public and private companies with extensive venture experience.
In addition to holding key industry patents, Hatch has been a recipient of Idaho State University's Professional Achievement Award, where he graduated in 1982 with a B.S. Engineering degree.
As a serial entrepreneur, Saurabh has been involved in several private ventures over the past 16 years. His projects have spanned across several industries, with a keen focus on information technology. As co-founder of People.com, an IT services company, Saurabh ran sales, business development, and marketing for the company until its acquisition by TMP Worldwide (then parent company of Monster.com). Saurabh is the owner of several patents and other intellectual assets. Film and art are also a large part of his life. He has written and produced several short films and is currently involved in various film and photography projects. He is also passionate about economic and social progress in the developing world, particularly in providing educational opportunities to the under-privileged in Africa.
Saurabh received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Lawrence University in Wisconsin.
Carol has a broad range of experience that includes venture financing, refining market direction for technology-focused businesses, building management teams, and establishing strategic alliances. Her career highlights include co-founder of Aspect Communications, CEO of two early-stage startups, executive of a global communications company, and board chairman for venture-backed startups. Carol brings deep domain expertise in contact center operations, as well as customer-facing, customer service and customer experience organizations.
Carol received her Bachelors of Science in Business from the University of North Carolina and an Executive MBA from Stanford University.