Neal is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Engineering Capital. His area of focus is datacenter infrastructure.
Neal was previously Head of Marketing at Shape Security which raised $91M from leading investors. Before Shape Security he led aspects of product marketing at VMware and product management at Cisco.
Neal received an MBA from Wharton and a BA in Political Science from Penn, both with honors. He’s also an adventurer. In 2005 he climbed Mount Everest to the summit without a guide, and finished the 7 Summits. In 2008 he swam the 26-mile wide English Channel as part of the two-man relay. In 2012 he rowed 1000-miles across the Arctic Ocean, a feat that earned him a Guinness World Record. Neal lives in San Francisco.