Based in Highland Menlo Park office, Richard is a General Partner at Highland focused on digital media investments with specific experience and interest in online advertising, online media properties, consumer payment systems and consumer media technologies and infrastructure. He invests in early stage companies as well as later stage opportunities including growth equity, venture buyouts, spin-outs and recapitalizations.
Richard co-led Highland investment in NameMedia in 2005 and has worked closely with NameMedia to build out its media business which now reaches 60 million monthly visitors. Richard serves on the board of Affine Systems, Digg, Metacafe, NameMedia and US SEARCH, and is or has been actively involved in Highland's investments in Fastclick (IPO, sold to ValueClick), Going.com, Quigo (acquired by AOL) and Turbine.
Before joining Highland in 2003, Richard was co-founder and... See More
General PartnerApr, 2003 - Dec, 2011
Co-FounderSep, 1998 - Sep, 1999
Founder & President2000 - Jan, 2003
Product Manager1999 - Jan, 1999
Case Team Leader/Engagement Manager1995 - Jan, 1998
Case Team Leader1995 - Jan, 1998