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Current Board Positions:

Managing Director
  • Founded a private equity real estate fund management firm together with Lew Ranieri,
    former Vice Chairman of VP Salomon Brothers.
   

Current Assignments:
PV Investments Exploring Investment Opportunities in Solar and other Cleantech areas
  • Exploiting 2009 capital markets to bring capital to commercial-scale Photovoltaic projects
Automated Medical Diagnostics (AMDx) Consulted for Company & Advisor
  • Advised CEO on business and financing strategy.
  • Provided guidance on technology licensing terms and strategy
  • Provide on-going advice to the management team.

Managing Director
  • Founded a private equity real estate fund management firm together with Lew Ranieri,
    former Vice Chairman of VP Salomon Brothers.
Completed Projects:

  Black Canyon Capital LLC 

Advisor to General Partners
  • Identified leveraged buyout candidate in the electronics components industry
  • Provided consulting and introductions to Black Canyon leading to an offer to purchase the
    company from its parent.
Consulted for Company, Advisor & Investor
  • Helped company develop fund-raising materials including business plan,
    presentation and pro forma term sheet.
Consulted for Company & Advisor
  • Helped company develop fund-raising materials including business plan,
    presentation and pro forma term sheet.
  • Provided marketing and product management guidance
  • Advised company to hire a CEO with industry experience
Advisor to CEO
  • Advised CEO on business and financing strategy.
Founder, President & CEO.
  • Created a new market category for system software for computer displays
  • Negotiated technology supply relationship with Microsoft
  • Built worldwide OEM sales channel which shipped over 60M units of software
  • Grew products from conception to market dominance
  • Led M&A efforts securing a successful investor exit by LightSurf Technologies
   
  ColorWizzard Advisor to CEO
  • Advised CEO on OEM licensing of technology. 
  • Provide on-going advice.

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Investment Relationships:
Limited Partner and Principal
Actively Source, diligence, negotiate, and syndicate deals
Limited Partner and Principal
Actively Source, diligence, negotiate, and syndicate deals
Limited Partner and Principal
Actively Source, diligence, negotiate, and syndicate deals
Limited Partner
Limited Partner
Limited Partner
Limited Partner

Other Portfolio Companies:

Investor (acquired by VeriSign)

 

 
 
SeaDragon
Investor  (acquired by Microsoft)
 
 
Investor (IPO: PMII, now COV)
 
 
Clairvoyante
Investor and former Board Observer (acquired by Samsung)
 
  Wired Benefits
Investor in Series A and B

 

Bella Pictures
Investor
 
 
Penumbra
Investor
 
 
Zonare
Investor
 
 
Investor
 
 
Investor (closed)
 
 
Investor (closed)
 
 
Benefit Street
Investor (closed)
 
 

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