Venture guy, from Canada, living in Marin, husband, dad, and lover of adventure travel.
Co-founded Panorama Capital in 2007 ($240M post product/market fit fund)
Hanging with great entrepreneurs leading mobile and social startups helping them grow faster
Board Member: Federated Media, Jiwire, Fixmo, and Vyatta
General Partner at JPMorgan Partners ($6.5B fund) leading tech practice
Helped grow four startups most recently as Chief Strategy Officer for Digital Island, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISLD; acquired by Cable & Wireless)
Started a $217 million corporate venture fund at Newbridge Networks (NYSE: NN)
Invested in 37 companies, including Tynt (acquired by 33Across), Belair Networks (acquired by Ericsson NASDQ:ERIC), Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR), Cambrian Systems (acquired by Nortel), Abatis Systems (acquired by Redback), Fastlane (acquired by Quest Softwart), BNI (acquired by Nortel), PixStream(acquired by Cisco), Reflectivity(acquired by Texas Instruments), Valere Power (acquired by Eltek), and Greenfield Networks (acquired by Cisco).
Entrepreneurial companies I am fortunate to work with including Federated Media, Jiwire, Belair Networks, Fixmo, Tynt, and Vyatta.
Enjoy doing the speaker, panelist, and judge thing at Web 2.0, Milken Global Conference, GROW, UC Berkley, Banff Venture Forum, Next Generation Networks, Red Herring Top 100, Canada’s Top 10 Technology Start Ups, and the Gilder’s Telecosm conference.
My family, all things Canada, triathlons, Marin county aka paradise, and University of Michigan football
Founded C100 for Canadian entrepreneurs
Founded Marin Internet Entrepreneurs
Founding board member of the Lark Theater
and board member of my kids school(-:
Off to Ecuador amazon basin and Galapagos with my girls!