Dr. David R. Huber, Ph.D., is the Founder and General Partner at Grande Ventures, LLC.
Dr. Huber has a distinguished career in venture capital and entrepreneurship and 19 years of experience in the development of optical communications systems.
Dr. Huber pioneered DWDM (dense wavelength division multiplexing) optical technology and founded Ciena and Corvis to bring this revolutionary technology to market.
From February 1992 through April 1997, he served first as the Chief Technology Officer and later as the Chief Scientist at Ciena Corporation, a company he founded in 1992. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Broadwing
Ms. Tina Gascoigne is a General Counsel at Grande Ventures, LLC. She oversees all of the legal activities of the firm. Ms. Gascoigne previously served as the General Counsel at two other funds. Most recently, she served as the General Counsel at OCG Ventures. At OCG, Ms. Gascoigne also served as an Acting Counsel for a number of that fund’s portfolio companies including Dorsal Networks, Inc., Optinel Systems, Inc., and Covega Corporation.
She is currently a Member of