Jeff Tegethoff is the CEO of Appcore and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Jeff leads Appcore in maintaining a singular focus of becoming the software based cloud automation management platform of choice for service providers. He is responsible for Appcore’s sales and marketing, product development and investor relations. Jeff was brought on as Appcore’s CFO in November 2011 and successfully led the company through its Series A and Series B funding rounds before being promoted to President in November 2012 and then CEO in November 2013. Under Jeff’s leadership, Appcore was awarded Company of the Year in 2013 by the Technology Association of Iowa
Prior to Appcore, Jeff was a Partner and Managing Director at the venture capital firm Circle Capital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Circle Capital invested $12 million over 8 years in 8 deals, while generating a net return to investors of $180 million.
Jeff brings to Appcore vast experience in corporate strategy, capital structure and business development through stages of rapid growth, having been the lead in sourcing, negotiating and closing funding rounds in excess of $250 million as a venture capitalist and company operator.
Jeff began his finance career in 1997 with experience at Paine Webber and Morgan Stanley. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.