Mantella VP

Duncan Hill

Duncan Hill

General Partner

Duncan is a Founding General Partner at Mantella Venture Partners. Duncan previously served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Ventures West, executive director at ServiceMesh (acq. CSC '13), executive director at RapidMind (acq Intel '09), executive Investor at Pushlife (acq Google '11), executive director at Brave Commerce (acq. Rogers Media '12), and the advisory board of Opalis (acq Microsoft '09). Duncan currently serves on the boards of Chango, SurfEasy, CrowdCare and ShopCastr and advisory boards at Flixel, Cirba, and Embotics.

Prior to his move into hands-on venture investing, Duncan was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Think Dynamics, a developer of data center automation software, which was acquired by IBM in May 2003. Think Dynamics has become an integral part of IBM's Tivoli portfolio and Blue Cloud initiative. Duncan served as an IBM executive until June 2005 guiding market and technology strategy for Tivoli's on demand automation software portfolio.

Prior to founding Think Dynamics, Duncan established a data centre consulting practice that delivered enterprise systems architecture and management services to customers that included Virgin, Norwich Union, one2one, Millipore, ADP and Teleglobe in the UK, USA and Canada.

Duncan holds a BMath in Computer Science and Combinatorics & Optimization from the University of Waterloo.