Toby is an Investment Partner of the Virgin Group and invests in early and growth stage internet companies in the US, Europe and Israel. He is also an active private angel investor. Prior to joining Virgin, Toby was with Yahoo!, where he was a member of the executive team that grew the company from $700m to $7bn in revenues from 2001-2007. As Chief Strategy Office and SVP Corporate Development, he was responsible for $5bn in acquisitions and investments including $1 billion in Alibaba. Toby was also Managing Director of Yahoo! Europe/Canada from 2007-09. Prior to Yahoo!, Toby was a co-founder of Windsor Media, a private investment firm that he started with Terry Semel, former Chairman/CEO of Warner Bros and Yahoo! and Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn. Toby also held principal investment and client advisory positions with Allen & Company and Goldman Sachs.
- 06/14/10 -techcrunch.com