Technology Leadership and Consulting, with extensive strategic and technical management experience in a broad range of environments.
Leader of global, cross-functional teams ranging from 5-10 to 100-200, with a deep understanding of the intersection of IT, product, team, and business functions and an engineering background in Cloud Operations, Networking, and Datacenter solutions.
Domain Expertise: Cloud, Telcos, Datacenter, and M&A
Core Value & Experience: ✧ Proven record of driving innovation, including multiple patent applications and leading-edge product initiatives. ✧ Excel in working with customers, particularly at the C-level, to create solutions for long-term business success. ✧ Offer a diverse set of skills applicable to multiple products, sectors, verticals, and operating environments. ✧ Combine deep engineering and technical skills with the ability to inspire teams to reach their highest potential. ✧ Comfortable in start-ups & large companies, leadership and consulting roles, and rapidly changing requirements.
15+ years of VC/PE Investing, 100+ Portfolio Companies
Select Prior Portfolio Companies: Beyond Meat (IPO'd, $14B), Sensity (Acquired by Verizon, $300M+), ShopKick (Acquired by SK Telecom, $200M), Made In Space (Acquired by AE Industrial Partners), FabFitFun ($1B+), Spyce (Acquired by sweetgreen), Bear Flags Robotics (Acquired by John Deere, $250M)
Former Managing Director of Investments at Cleveland Avenue (VC/PE Fund co-founded by Former CEO & President of McDonalds), focusing on food and beverage brands, food related technologies, and new restaurant concepts
Founder, Head, & Former Managing Director of Simon Venture Group (investment arm of Simon Property Group, S&P 100, largest retail real estate company in the world), grew to top 5 corporate VC focused on commerce alongside Google Ventures, Intel Capital, and Comcast Ventures
Adjunct Professor at New York University teaching Venture Capital Intensive