Alan Kelley is the Managing Director for SJF Ventures’ California office. He has led investments for SJF in Carrum Health (healthcare bundled payments), Easy Metrics (productivity intelligence), LeadGenius (marketing automation), MediaMath (digital media trading), MedPage Today (online content for clinicians), Preclick (photo software), Ryla Teleservices (call center services), ServiceChannel (SaaS for facilities managers), Vital Farms (sustainable food) and Yieldbot (ad tech for publishers). Prior to joining SJF Ventures, Alan worked primarily in investment management. He conceived, developed and managed Trusco Capital Management’s first Internet and technology mutual fund, which ranked in the top quintile of the Lipper Science and Technology Funds Universe. Alan received a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University in 1991. He earned his M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School’s Evening Program at Emory University in 1999.
Bob Carrigan is CEO of IDG Communications worldwide, IDG's media and events subsidiary.He oversees IDG's media operations, including online, print, and events in 90 countries around the world. Prior to assuming his worldwide CEO role in 2008, Carrigan was responsible for business units in the U.S., including CXO Media (CIO and CSO), Computerworld, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, PC World, GamePro, Industry Standard, and IDG World Expo (Macworld Conference & Expo and E3 Expo).</br></br>Carrigan returned to IDG in April 2003 as president and chief executive officer of Computerworld, bringing 15 years of publishing, marketing and sales experience to the position. He rejoined IDG from America Online, Inc. (AOL) where Carrigan was senior vice president in the Interactive Marketing Group. Carrigan joined AOL through its acquisition of Spinner.com, an IDG Ventures portfolio company, where he served as senior vice president, e-commerce and advertising for the Internet radio company.</br></br>Prior to Spinner.com, Carrigan spent seven years at IDG's PC World in several senior sales management positions. Carrigan began his career at IDG's Digital News as an intern while a college student.</br></br>He has been a speaker at numerous industry events and has served in leadership positions in trade associations. In 2009, Carrigan joined the Executive Committee of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and he is also a member of the board of directors.Previously, he was secretary and a member of the board of American Business Media. </br></br>In 2009, Carrigan was named the CEO Innovator for large business publishers by Media Business and has been recognized in the annual Media Business list of "Who's Who."He is also a member of the Media Industry Newsletter (Min) Digital Hall of Fame and Min Sales Hall of Fame.</br></br>Carrigan graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's in business administration.
Dan is a founding partner of Spring Lake Equity Partners. Prior to founding Spring Lake, Dan served as a Partner in Tudor Investment Corporation’s private equity group, the predecessor to Spring Lake, since 2000. He has focused on investments in the wireless, mobile and internet sectors. Dan currently serves on the board of MediaMath, BlueConic, One Door, Gravy Analytics and Benu Networks. Dan also currently serves as a board observer on Matrixx Software. Prior investments where Dan served as a director or board observer include ArcSoft (ultimate Shanghai Stock Exchange (688088.SS), Wimba (acquisition by Blackboard), N2 Broadband (acquisition by Tandberg), Shoebuy (ultimate acquisition by Walmart), and Wavelink (ultimate acquisition by LANdesk). Prior to Spring Lake Equity Partners, Dan spent three years as a Vice President and Senior Public Equity Research Analyst with Friedman, Billings, Ramsey, a Northern Virginia-based investment bank, focusing on public and private companies in the internet, media, and technology industries. As a public equity analyst in the late 1990s, Dan conducted research on several emerging companies, including America Online, eBay, DoubleClick and Network Solutions. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Trinity College in Hartford.
Founder & President, Xonos.com Inc.; VP, Environmental Capital LLC; Executive, Enterface
Easy Metrics, MedPage Today, Ryla, and ServiceChannel
CyberGRX, Dun & Bradstreet, Genscape, and Visto
ArcSoft, Benu Networks, BlueConic, Gravy Analytics, MATRIXX Software, One Door, Vantrix, and Wavelink
Spongecell, and ThingWorx