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Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management, MBA 1996
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MSE 1988
Solid State Microwave Enigneering
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BE 1985
Electrical Eningeering

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Wayne Boulais

Wayne Boulais is a general partner with investment focus in wireless, enterprise applications, and cleantech. Prior to joining Apex, Wayne was a founding member of the Marsh & McLennan Capital C&I Fund. He was also a partner at Marsh’s, Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman) developing growth strategies for high-tech clients. Prior to Mercer, Wayne led engineering development teams for Raytheon Corporation. Wayne received his MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and an MS and a BS in Engineering from University of Massachusetts.

Wayne currently serves on the boards of Enkata Technologies, IfByPhone, IQS, and SolFocus. He is a board observer of CombineNet and DIRTT Environmental Solutions. Wayne is also a board member of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and a supporting member of Chicago’s Clean Energy Trust.

Wayne’s previous investments included Broadbeam (acquired by MobileAware), eCredit (acquired by Fidelity Ventures), Imaging Portals (acquired by MWA Intelligence), and RMI Corporation (acquired by NetLogic Microsystems).

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Opternative 2/2014Seed$1M11
StyleSeek 3/2012Seed$1M13
Pear (formerly Apparel Media Group) 2/2011Series A$1.15M15



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