Dorothy Wise


After a hiatus, Dorothy Wise is going back to her roots in software development to join Mesh as COO. An angel investor and advisor for several startup companies, Dorothy previously served as Exec. VP of Development at Agile Software (employee #16). She helped to grow and lead the startup to a public company which was ultimately acquired by Oracle Corp. Dorothy has held positions as VP Development at Novell, Director of Software Dev at Borland, and Director and software engineer at NBI in Boulder, CO. She has an EECS BSE degree from Princeton University and was recognized for her technical and leadership skills by Women In Technology International (WITI). She was the Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Symphony for five years and has served on the boards of the Santa Cruz Symphony, Kirby School, Association of California Symphony Orchestras, and Cabrillo Community College Foundation. Dorothy owns an Equestrian Center, which she has managed since 2001, and enjoys riding her horse Sarah.