Fred has over 15 years of experience in venture capital. He currently invests in infrastructure, with a focus on digital media, and on specific sectors in clean tech.
He is currently involved with 21ViaNet, Aryaka Networks, Avaak, ClearLeap, Exalt Communications, Enovix, Netcordia, Ankeena (acquired by Juniper Networks), and Soliant Energy. He has led investments in successful companies such as Aruba Networks (ARUN), Illuminet (ILUM), Modulus Video (acquired by Motorola), Network Access Solutions (NASC), Orative (acquired by Cisco), SevenSpace (acquired by Sun), Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai), and Tut Systems (TUTS). Prior to joining Trinity Ventures in 1999, he was a partner at Spectrum Equity Investors, making investments in infrastructure companies.
Previously, Fred worked at The Boston Consulting Group working with clients such as Pacific Gas & Electric, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), AT&T, and Apple Computer. Before BCG, Fred held operating positions in the New Technologies Group at Pacific Bell and at Intuit. Fred is the President of Western Association of Venture Capital (WAVC), an advisor to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and is actively involved with the Harvard Business School Alumni Association of Northern California and the Stanford Challenge.
Fred received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, his M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Mar, 1999 - Current (over 17 years)
|Feb 15, 2016||Security Week - Digital Shadows Raises $14 Million|
|Feb 10, 2016||Silicon Angle - SaaS cyber security startup Digital Shadows raises $14m Series B|
|Feb 9, 2016||Tech City News - Cybersecurity startup Digital Shadows closes $14m funding round led by Trinity Ventures|
|Feb 9, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Digital Shadows has raised $14 million for its security platform that helps businesses monitor the darkest corners of the internet|
|Feb 9, 2016||Vator.tv - Daily funding roundup - February 9, 2016|
|Feb 9, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Digital Shadows has raised $14 million for its security platform that helps businesses monitor the darkest corners of the internet|
|Feb 9, 2016||PE HUB - Digital Shadows grabs $14 mln Series B|
|Mar 25, 2015||FinSMEs - Harvest.ai Raises $2.3M in Seed Funding|