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Founding Partner @
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Website:
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Greg Tarr is Founding Partner of CrossPacific Capital based in Palo Alto, California and Founding Board Member: AdMobius, Glympse, Board Member: RX Networks and Seed Investor in Shanghai based Linktone (Nasdaq-IPO- 2004) and Smartpay.

Prior to CrossPacific, Greg worked in venture capital at RVP where he created the original strategic plan draft for Rogers Communications new $150m VC Fund and sourced the Payfone investment. Prior to RVP, he launched Globe Telecom's Silicon Valley VC operations, was Senior Advisor to Sumitomo's Silicon Valley VC fund, architected Vodafone's China VC Strategy and developed CDP Capital's Greater China VC/PE strategy.

He has unique domain knowledge, C level customer relationships and startup operating experience across adtech, big data, commerce, social, local, mobile, geo and security. Leadership roles include: Networks in Motion (acquired by TCS- $170m)-recruited by Redpoint Ventures. In addition, Greg was recruited by Kleiner Perkins to Advisory Board's of Pelago (acquired by Groupon), Movius and as Kodiak Networks VP Asia/Japan. Past experience includes: Founder/CEO SecureMobile.

Reuters ranked Greg a top Asian Tech Research Analyst at Deutsche Bank/DMG Asia covering software, internet and telecom equipment. Previously, he worked at Toyota’s U.S. HQ, MTV/Music Television during startup mode and Disney/ABC's flagship New York radio station.

Greg has lived/worked for 13 years in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Sweden, Canada and is a native New Yorker. He holds an MBA- Pepperdine University, BA- University of Colorado-Boulder and attended Bronx H.S. of Science.

Jobs (15)

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Founding Partner

Founding Member-Board of Directors

Sep, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)

Member-Board Of Directors

Jul, 2009 - Current   (about 7 years)

Angel Investor

2004 - Current   (over 12 years)
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Company
Unknown
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Team Member
Oct, 2010
Sep, 2012
Principal
Dec, 2006
Dec, 2009
Advisory Board/Interim VP Asia/Japan
Feb 1, 2008
2009
Partner, Globe Telecom Ventures
Aug, 2004
Feb, 2007
Founding Member-Board of Directors/Angel Investor
Mar, 2003
Mar, 2004
VP/GM Asia/Japan
2002
Feb 1, 2003
VP/GM Asia/Japan
2000
Dec 1, 2002
Advisor to CEO
Oct, 1999
May, 2000
Advisor to CEO
Sep, 1996
May, 1998
Regional Asian Tech Analyst
1990
Dec 1, 1994
Management Trainee and Technical Service, US Headquarters

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