Partner @ Founding Partner at Signia Venture Partners, an early-stage fund dedicated to helping passionate entrepreneurs realize their vision and build impactful, high-growth ventures. We focus on mobility and data analytics, and their impact on enterprise software, media, consumer health and big data. From September 2012 to Present (3 years 4 months) Board Member @ BlueTalon safeguards
Partner @ Founding Partner at Signia Venture Partners, an early-stage fund dedicated to helping passionate entrepreneurs realize their vision and build impactful, high-growth ventures. We focus on mobility and data analytics, and their impact on enterprise software, media, consumer health and big data. From September 2012 to Present (3 years 4 months) Board Member @ BlueTalon safeguards sensitive information across enterprise databases, while unlocking the power of previously locked-down data. From August 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) Board Member @ Kurbo is the only mobile and online weight management program safe for kids and teens between the ages of 8-18 and their families. Kurbo's program was licensed from Stanford University and based on their 18 years of experience successfully helping children lose weight and maintain their weight loss. From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Board Member @ MomentFeed enables national brands to manage each business location as a discrete local audience across Facebook, Google, Instagram, Yelp, Twitter, Foursquare and other digital channels. From November 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Board Member @ Predictability, capacity planning and visibility for Hadoop. From December 2012 to Present (3 years 1 month) Board Member @ Programmatic, native advertising platform for mobile. Enables brands to broadcast their content as sponsored posts or articles into partner publisher sites. From May 2010 to Present (5 years 8 months) Board Member @ DLVR measures and improves the quality of Over the Top (OTT) video delivery to mobile devices thorough a cloud infrastructure service. From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Board Member @ Profitable social game company that developed and marketed "Car Town" and "Racing Rivals" on the iPhone, iPad, Android and Facebook. Sold to Glu Mobile for $100 million in July 2014. From April 2010 to August 2014 (4 years 5 months) Chairman @ Seed and Pref A investments in consumer software and internet marketing companies. Portfolio included Cie Games (acquired by Glu Mobile), Dynamic Signal (social media CRM platform), Funzio (acquired by Gree), Iddiction, Nativo (native mobile ad placement), Playdom (acquired by Disney) and Wild Needle (acquired by Zynga).
Also collaborated with venture capital firm, NEA, as a portfolio company board member, consultant and member of NEA's consumer and energy teams. From 2008 to December 2012 (4 years) President & CEO @ Provided data communications software to leading OEMs that powered the greatest amount of internet equipment excluding Cisco. Sold company in 2008. From 2002 to 2008 (6 years) Executive in Residence @ Sourced deals, conducted due diligence and participated in partner meetings to make investment decisions and manage the portfolio. From January 2001 to December 2001 (1 year) Vice President and General Manager @ From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) President & CEO @ Introduced the “iPhone” internet appliance in 1997 with 50 content and e-commerce partners, reaching 100,000 subscribers during the first year. Returned 20x (in 20 months) to Pref A investors. From 1997 to 2000 (3 years) President & COO/CEO @ Developed the first consumer shopping software and and video application on personal computers. Marketed software with Apple, Intel and leading PC OEMs. Board member through 1999. From 1996 to 1997 (1 year) Vice President Marketing and Corporate Development @ Joined during startup phase. Member of executive team that built worldwide operations and took company public. “ASPT” was the second highest appreciated public stock between 1990 and 1995. From 1987 to 1995 (8 years)
MBA @ Harvard Business SchoolMS, Enginering @ Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBS, Engineering @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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