|Western Michigan University, BA|
Mr. Hoyem is currently an Investment Partner with In-Q-Tel, an investment firm whose goal is to identify, adapt and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the broader US Intelligence Community.
He brings more than 25 years of entrepreneurial, operations and venture experience in high technology companies, including Managing Partner at Blueprint Ventures and various investment positions at Redleaf Group and El Dorado Ventures. In his role as a venture capitalist, Hoyem has invested in and served in an advisory or board capacity with dozens of emerging technology companies.
Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Hoyem built an 18-year operating career with several prominent technology companies. As the General Manager of Hewlett Packard’s Internet Commerce Division, he was responsible for a $40 million P&L. Prior to HP, he held several executive positions in marketing and operations with VeriFone, including VP of Software Marketing and General Manager of the Internet Commerce Division. George was a key contributor in the $1.3 billion sale of VeriFone to Hewlett Packard. Prior to VeriFone, George was co-founder and VP of Worldwide Sales for Visix Software, which he helped grow to over $20 million in revenues. He has also held other management and sales positions at American Management Systems (AMS), Federal Data Corporation, and Tektronix.