Chief Executive Officer & Senior Operating Partner Specializing In Private Equity-Backed Growth Companies.
SaaS Growth/CEO Leadership:
Directed the global expansion of Zmags digital publishing business into the rapidly developing mobile and social commerce markets. Clients include over 40% of the apparel firms listed on the Fortune 500 and 60% of the business services firms listed on the Global 100.
Emerging Growth/Private Equity Leadership:
Presided over three start-ups that recruiting exceptional talent and top P/E co-investors. The results: M-Qube pioneered the mobile marketing space (acquired by VeriSign for $250 million), Upromise is the leading 529 investment platform (acquired by SLM for $300 million) and SmartBargains/Rue La La was acquired by GSI Commerce for $350 million. Adviser, investor and board member to a number of emerging-growth companies.
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Co-founder2000 - Jan, 1998
Consultant1994 - Jan, 1991
Consultant1995 - Jan, 1995
President2000 - Jan, 1996
Co-founder2000 - Jan, 2003
Co-founder2004 - Jan, 2000
President/CEO2010 - Jan, 2004
President & CEO2011