- Founder and Managing Partner, Crescendo Ventures, USA
Graduate, University of Minnesota. Over 17 years' experience in venture capital industry, backed 50 technology companies with 16 IPOs and 12 trade sales. Former: Investment Banker, Salomon Brothers, New York; 1989, manager of venture capital holdings, US mutual funds, Europe; 1993, President, IAI Ventures; Founder, LightBulb, a website identifying and fighting roadblocks to innovation commercialization. Member of the Board: Compellent; eSilicon; Envivio; Lumenare; Pure Digital. Member of the Board and Chairman, Government Affairs Committee, National Venture Capital Associations. Ranked eighth among venture capitalists on Forbes Midas list (2005).