Seasoned investor and serial entrepreneur pursuing a passion and launching a new impact-investing platform combined with an ecosystem to support for profit social entrepreneurs.
Started first entrepreneural venture at 21 years old, having co-founded and served as Managing Director of Global Entertainment Capital. Raised $150 million fund for innovative media financings and pioneered deals like the first ever stand alone investment grade bond securitization of music royalties for heavy metal band Iron Maiden. Moved over to the technology and internet sector and co-headed Sonique, maker of internet music software that became the 5th most downloaded application on the Internet in 1999, and spearheaded its sale for over $70 million. After Sonique, co-founded Global Asset Capital, which started as an angel investment fund and grew into a venture capital firm managing more than $500 million in committed assets across multiple venture capital funds and over 40 portfolio companies in the U.S. and Europe.
Started career at Bain & Company and received a bachelor of science in Environmental Engineering with honors from University of California at Berkeley. Also a charter member of TiE, a global, non-profit network dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship.