Mahmood Panjwani is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Artiman Ventures.
Mahmood was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of iManage Inc. (NASD: IMAN) that merged with Interwoven Inc. (NASD: IWOV) in November 2003. During his tenure at iManage, Mahmood led the company from its inception in 1996 to its IPO in 1999 and finally its merger with Interwoven. He successfully led the company through its toughest period during the technology downturn of early 2000s. He accomplished this by practicing sound financial discipline, maintaining the motivation of a talented team and building a trusting relationship with the Wall Street investors and analysts.
Before iManage, Mahmood was the founder and CEO of Q-Image Corporation, a privately held software consulting company. His prior experiences include working in software engineering with companies such as Northern Telecom and AT&T Bell Labs.
Mahmood is the Chairman of Infinisim, an early-stage Electronic Design Automation Software Company.
Mahmood has a B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois. He is a charter member of entrepreneurial organizations TiE Silicon Valley and OPEN Silicon Valley.