Overview

Update
Primary Role
General Partner @
Investments
24 Investments in 13 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Social:

Person Details

Update

Fred has over 15 years of experience in venture capital. He currently invests in infrastructure, with a focus on digital media, and on specific sectors in clean tech.

He is currently involved with 21ViaNet, Aryaka Networks, Avaak, ClearLeap, Exalt Communications, Enovix, Netcordia, Ankeena (acquired by Juniper Networks), and Soliant Energy. He has led investments in successful companies such as Aruba Networks (ARUN), Illuminet (ILUM), Modulus Video (acquired by Motorola), Network Access Solutions (NASC), Orative (acquired by Cisco), SevenSpace (acquired by Sun), Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai), and Tut Systems (TUTS). Prior to joining Trinity Ventures in 1999, he was a partner at Spectrum Equity Investors, making investments in infrastructure companies.

Previously, Fred worked at The Boston Consulting Group working with clients such as Pacific Gas & Electric, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), AT&T, and Apple Computer. Before BCG, Fred held operating positions in the New Technologies Group at Pacific Bell and at Intuit. Fred is the President of Western Association of Venture Capital (WAVC), an advisor to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and is actively involved with the Harvard Business School Alumni Association of Northern California and the Stanford Challenge.

Fred received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, his M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Jobs (5)

Update
Current

General Partner

Mar, 1999 - Current   (over 17 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
Unknown
Unknown
Operating Positions in the New Technologies Group
Unknown
Unknown
Team Member
Unknown
Unknown
Operating Positions in the New Technologies Group

Education (3)

Update

Add Memberships

Add Images

Add Videos