Leonard J. Shustek

Leonard J. Shustek

Leonard J. Shustek

Chairman VenCraft, LLC

Len Shustek is chairman of the board of trustees of the Computer History Museum.

In 1979, he co-founded Nestar Systems, an early developer of networks for personal computers. In 1986, he co-founded Network General, a manufacturer of network analysis tools including The Sniffer™. The company became Network Associates after merging with McAfee Associates and PGP. He has taught Computer Science at Carnegie-Mellon and Stanford Universities, and was a founder of the "angel financing" firm VenCraft. He has served on various boards, including Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

Shustek has a BS and MS in Physics from Polytechnic Institute, and an MS and PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University.