Ronald Weissman has more than 25 years of technology management experience and has worked with more than 40 venture-backed companies. He has also served on 20 technology company boards.
As an investor and advisor, Ronald’s primary focus is on software, particularly analytic applications and infrastructure. Currently, he manages investments in Apax’s venture portfolio, where he is on the board of Centerbeam, Composite Software, and Silicon Optix.
He is also a board observer for Nanomix and Peregrine Semiconductor. In addition to current Apax directorships, Ronald has served as an advisor, observer, or director for many Apax portfolio companies and as acting VP of marketing for several Apax companies, including Composite and BlueArc.
In addition, he has served as an advisor, observer, or director for many Apax portfolio companies, including BlueArc, Bristol Technologies (sold to HP), Confluent Software (sold to Oblix/Oracle), Global Factory, HAL Knowledge Systems, Icarian (sold to Workstream), INEA (sold to Cartesis/Business Objects/SAP), Lexiquest (sold to SPSS), Mesh Networks (sold to Motorola), Milcom Technologies, Pictage, Planview, Plexus Online, Preventsys, Promethean, Solid Information Technologies (sold to IBM), Sonim Technologies, Sysis, Tideway and Visalign (sold to CDC). He has also served as acting VP of marketing for several Apax companies including Composite and BlueArc.