White Summit Strategies Venture Capital
October 2001 to March 2004
2005 to 2011
Universal Lubricants, LLC
Chief Executive Officer
November 2012 to October 2014
Startup Colorado (now Silicon Flatirons)
November 2011 to June 2013
Colorado Springs, CO
Turbine Games (Turbine, Inc.) - Sold to Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
January 2009 to August 2010
Greater Boston Area
Gemini Voice Solutions
1999 to 2001
Vice President of Marketing
1994 to 1999
Greater Boston Area
The Valvoline Company
VP Consumer Brand Strategy
1982 to 1994
Red Surfboard, LLC
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
VoterVac™ - Division of Maxletics Corporation
Colorado Springs, Colorado Area
Director / Chair of Safety, Environmental, Tech & Ops Committee (SETO)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Area
Webster City High School
1975 to 1979
Indiana University Bloomington
Management Certificate, Business Administration and Management, General
1993 to 1994
Colorado State University
BS, Business Administration
1979 to 1982
1978 to 1979
In 2001, Jan started White Summit Strategies, Inc., an investment firm that focused on emerging technology growth segments. Investments were as varied as those in the VoIP (80211b) industry and those in the Wireless and WiFi segments. The firm also invested in several consumer brands as part of this activity. In 2001, Jan started White Summit Strategies, Inc., an investment firm that focused on emerging technology growth segments. Investments were as varied as those in the VoIP (80211b) industry and those in the Wireless and WiFi segments. The firm also invested in several consumer brands as part of this activity.
What company does Jan Horsfall work for?
Jan Horsfall works for White Summit Strategies Venture Capital
What is Jan Horsfall's role at White Summit Strategies Venture Capital?
Jan Horsfall is Managing Partner
What industry does Jan Horsfall work in?
Jan Horsfall works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
💼 Past Experience
Community Manager for Lucasfilm Ltd.from 1998 to 2002 (2 years). Worked at the Lucasfilm corporate office in Los Angeles. comprised a Management Staff of over 135 people.joy did all the customer service, sales, logging, postproduction, audio mastering, and other related work directly on the sets of trilogies and episodes of Star Wars Episodes IV, V, and VI.Master of the Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jan worked as a cinematographer on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Breaking of the Fellowship, Ex Machina, War of the Worlds, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Star Wars, and Rogue One.
Jan Horsfall's education has prepared her for a successful career in business and management. After studying at Webster City High School and Indiana University Bloomington, she earned her BS, Business Administration, from Colorado State University in 1982. After working as a business administrator for a few years, she decided to move to Cornell College and pursue a Liberal Arts degree. While at Cornell, she earned her MLA from 1978. Jan Horsfall has since been successful in her career as a businesswoman, and is currently the President of her own small business. Jan is also a current member of the American Guild of Hostess and eventually plans to become the guild's President.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Building & Managing a Technology Team at Red Surfboard LLCFrom October 2001 to March 2004, Jan was the Managing Partner at White Summit Strategies Venture Capital, which focused on technology growth segments. Jan was responsible for all aspects of the venture-funding and business strategy of the firm. White Summit Strategies was a venture capital firm that invested in technology firms deemed to have great potential for future growth.white summit strategies was based incolorado Springs,colorado. during jan’s time as managing partner at white summit Strategies, he was also the president and CEO of gelazzi, inc. a company that was founded in 2004. gelazzi was an investor-backed restaurant experience aimed to upgrade the national retail ice-cream industry. gelazzi was sold to big freeze, LLC in 2013. jan was also the CEO at universal lubricants, LLC from 2011 to 2014. universal was a private-equity environmental energy company - a roll up of five companies - supported by Pegasus Capital and Ares Capital out of NYC and consisting of 400+ employees and 10,000 commercial customers. while at universal, jan led the senior team in rebuilding the company in preparation for a sale. universal quadrupled EBITDA during his tenure via strong revenue growth, providing the company with the success necessary to put the company into play. jan rebuilt the team within the company, while inspiring his charges to think anew relative to the industry. during universal's time as CEO, jan led the company in transition from an experimental telco to a successful broadband VoIP company.universal was successfully sold to PetroChoice, a sale which included 44 facilities in 24 states. the company is now called universal lubricants, a PetroChoice Co. co-chairman at startup Colorado from November 2011 to June 2013. startup Colorado is a regional initiative to increase the breadth and depth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem across Colorado’s Front Range. from fort Collins to Boulder, from Denver to Colorado Springs, our mission is to multiply connections among entrepreneurs and mentors, improve access to entrepreneurial education, and build a more vibrant entrepreneurial community. startup Colorado’s various programs will deepen the communal backdrop out of which new companies emerge. while at universal, jan helped rebuild the team within the company, while inspiring his charges to think anew relative to the industry. universal was successfully sold to PetroChoice, a sale which included 44 facilities in 24 states. since then, the company has grown to over 500 employees and has become the crown jewel of the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) game studio portfolio due its online connectivity and community-building strengths. turbine is recognized globally for its industry-leading technology platform, groundbreaking graphics, and its unique ability to create and operate massive and persistent online worlds that power thousands of concurrent interactive social gaming experiences.
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