Outside Board of Director – diversity specialist
Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer
Chief Revenue Officer, VP Sales, MD Europe
Chief Financial Officer
We specialize in executive leadership, outside Board of Directors, revenue generating, marketing, finance and people operations roles. Since 1986 we’ve partnered with the biggest venture capital firms across technology sectors offering a customized recruitment approach to each project, completing over 1,600 recruitments. We strive to exceed our client’s expectations and timeline goals with simple, fixed cost solutions.
“Great companies have great Board of Directors behind them, guiding and supporting the Founder and Chief Executive, minimizing risks and guiding the company forward towards achieving its long-term goals. A Company’s Board needs to think deeply, thoroughly and on a continuing basis about their overall tasks.” ~ Igor Sill
Served on numerous public, private and non-profit Board of Directors
GENEVA VENTURE GROUP San Francisco, CA 1997 – 2014
Co-Founder, General Partner & Managing Director for this investment partnership focused on private equity venture capital investments with Board oversight. Represent investment interests of: AXA, Societe Generale Asset Management, CDC IXIS Securities, CNP, Financial de Brienne, Partners Group, Thales Ventures, Groupe Artemis, TeleSoft Partners and numerous Family Offices. Investor in Salesforce, Fieldwire, Morta Security (Palo Alto Systems), JasperSoft (Tibco), Vicarious, FireEye, OpenTable, Polaris Wireless, RedOwl Analytics, Square, Threatmetrix (RELX), Zantaz (Autonomy/HP), Zillow.
GENEVA GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC. San Francisco, CA 1985 – 2000
Chairman responsible for all aspects of overseeing the management of this international software and internet executive search and M&A advisory services firm.
VISUAL ENGINEERING, INC. San Jose, CA 1983-1985 Vice President, WW Sales
INGRES CORPORATION Berkeley, CA 1981-1983 Director, Worldwide Sales
WORDSTAR (WDST), San Rafael, CA 1980-1981 Director, Sales & Western Region Support
EXXON INFORMATION SYSTEMS (XOM), MI & CA 1975–1980 Major Branch Manager, San Francisco