Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Great Pacific Capital, Mr. Gross is also an engineer and entrepreneur. Mr. Gross has worked in the Internet, aerospace, and alternative transportation fields. He designed and produced early electric and hybrid electric passenger vehicles as well as hardware for various aerospace applications including the International Space Station, missions to Mars, and the longest rigid structure ever deployed in space.
He was the founding CEO of Fastclick, a successful Internet advertising company acquired by ValueClick in 2005. Mr. Gross also had CFO and COO responsibilities from inception through 2003. He led Fastclick with a total of $400K in capital raised in April of 2000 through a $75M private-equity recapitalization in September of 2004. He holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Mr. Gross currently serves on the boards of Celerus Diagnostics and BioIQ.