Richard co-founded NSVG in 2002, and has managed its investment in twelve seed stage companies since 2002, including Broadware (sold to Cisco), BigFix (sold to IBM), Zvents, TubeMogul, Aggregate Knowledge, Superfish, and Shortform.
He advised large Japanese high tech companies on using Silicon Valley methods to transform their firms. His clients included Sony, Matsushita, Fuji Xerox, Fujitsu, and Konica Minolta.
He has actively participated in the creation and management of a number of companies: Electronic Arts with Trip Hawkins in 1982, market cap today, $5 Billion; Melmon Tawa & Partners, a high tech advertising agency, in 1985, sold to Livingston and Co. in 1989; Objective Software in 1989, sold to Asymetrix in 1993; Vextec, in 2003, Zvents, in 2005, MyDigitalLife in 2006, Shortform in 2009.
Richard started his career as a physicist building klystron tubes for Varian Associates. After graduating... See More