Pilon School of Business
Year of Graduation: 1997
Year of Induction to Hall of Fame: 2023
Partner, Vertex Ventures US
Dom Perri (Business ’97) is a Partner at Vertex Ventures US, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley that makes high-conviction Seed/Series A investments in software as a service and infrastructure software startups.
Before joining Vertex, Perri led corporate and business development teams at companies including Dropbox, Tesla, and Flashpoint. He spent over a decade at Juniper Networks overseeing mergers, acquisitions and partnerships, and held senior roles at Internet Security Systems, which was acquired by IBM for nearly $2 billion. Perri started his career at BRAK Systems in Mississauga, alongside founder Robert Herjavec as the leading cybersecurity provider in Canada up until AT&T acquired the company.
Perri is also one of the original C100 Charter Members. C100 is a preeminent global community of Canadians in tech, a mission-driven network committed to supporting, inspiring and connecting the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders.