Helping investee companies and collegues gain success, by bringing to bear my venture capital experience, public market investment experience, corporate experience from being in some cases Director/CEO/Chairman/founder and technical understanding from having a strong background in science and technology.
Founder or co-founder- Tower Capital Management, Ventech Partners, Connecticut Seed Fund, Targetech, inc, Axiom Venture Partners and Advisors.
One of the earliest professional Venture Capitalist in the USA as director of Venture Capital for CT General Insurance Co. (CIGNA). Public stock Market experience as a securities analyst at both CT General and Standard and Poors/ Intercapital in NYC. Public Market Portfolio manager, founded and managed the CG Special Oppurtunities Fund (Early stage mid-cap public growth companies) Also, co-founded and managed pubic institutional portfolios at Tower Capital Mgt.
Member of and/or active in many companies and corporate boards over the past 30+ years, in some cases as Chairman or CEO. -- Payveris, Fortress (Chairman) ANIKA, Open Solutions, NUFERN, IFILM, Aironet (WIFI pioneer, now part of CISCO), Airwide, Sabre Communications, Targetech (CEO), Widefi, Diversa, CoStar, Exelan, HHB Softron, Automatix (Chairam) Aeronca, Scientific Communications. Lead founding investor, OAK Investment Partners and NEA. Founding investor, Kleiner Perkins.etc.
Later, Founded or co-founded CT Seed Ventures, Ventech Partners and Axiom Venture Partners
Specialties: Board member and/or Chaiman, management coach and cheerleader, Professional investor. Portfolio manager etc