Todd Dagres is a founder and General Partner of Spark Capital. Todd has also led Spark’s investments in Menara Networks, Verivue, Covestor and Kateeva.
Previously, he was a General Partner and Executive Committee Member at Battery Ventures where he led the Communications Investment practice while focusing on the Media, Entertainment and Communications Industries.
Some of his investments at Battery include: Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM), Qtera (acquired by Nortel Networks), XCOM (acquired by Level 3 Communications), Redstone (acquired by Siemens), River Delta Networks (acquired by Motorola), Broadbus Technologies (acquired by Motorola), Arbor Networks and Cedar Point Communications. He was named to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks top venture capitalists who have created the most wealth for their investors, three times.
He was also named to the 2008 Hollywood IT list by AlwayOn, which features the top entertainment executives and dealmakers in information technology. Prior to Battery Ventures, Todd was Principal and Senior Technology Analyst at Montgomery Securities, Senior Technology Analyst and Vice President at Smith Barney/Robinson Humphrey, Vice President of Communications at the Yankee Group; and, Business Development Manager for Networks and Communications at Digital Equipment Corporation.
He holds an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Psychology from Trinity College, Hartford CT.
Founder & General Partner
Board Member / Investor
Mar 8, 2010 - Current (over 6 years)
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