2004 – Present
Entrepreneurdex Dallas, Texas | Entrepreneurdex is a startup studio using principles and theories from chaos, emergence and complexity sciences to fund, launch, accelerate and scale startups and growing businesses.
TESLA CAPITAL, LLC, Silicon Valley, California | Co-Founder and Partner. Tesla Capital LLC was an early stage seed fund that utilized complexity theory to make investments into 25+ early stage companies during 24 months in diverse sectors such as Enterprise Software, Wireless, Financial Services, Hardware, Entertainment, Consumer, Beverage, Transportation, Internet, Publishing and Media. The investments ranged from $100,000 for seed capital to $5M for growth and expansion capital.
2000 – 2003
FUTUREDEX INC. San Francisco, California | CEO, Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief. Futuredex was a media publishing company and an online marketplace for private companies and private equity investors. Futuredex published a magazine supplement that was distributed with Worth Magazine to a targeted base of 345,000 high net worth readers.
2000-2001 Director of Business Development, JUPITER MEDIA METRIX (formerly Net Market Makers), Berkeley, CA. Net Market Makers (NMM) was a market research company for B2B Marketplaces and exchanges. NMM was acquired for $40 million by Jupiter Media Metrix.
1997-2000 Partner, TESLA GROUP, Cupertino, CA. Tesla Group was an executive management consulting firm specializing in start-ups and turnarounds. Clients include: Net Manage, UptimeOne, Xentex, CTI Interactive, VisualTek and Technicon.
1996-1997 Consultant (Sales & Distribution Management), QUARTERDECK CORPORATION, Marina Del Rey, CA.
1995-1996 National Accounts Sales Manager; BERKELEY SYSTEMS, Inc.
1991-1995 Co-Founder & CEO; IMPULSE SOFTWARE, Inc.
1987-1991 National Sales Manager, OEM Sales Manager; DacEasy, Inc. (subsidiary of U.S. Sage)