Entrepreneur, technologist, published author, columnist, public speaker, philanthropist, and founder of over fifteen companies, I have raised hundreds of millions of dollars for ventures he has founded or co-founded.
I've founded, co-founded, or funded include: Digital Evolution, US Interactive, Media Platform, Akana, Desktone, ServiceMesh, and the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council, which merged into TM Forum.
I've also invested in venture capital funds and charitable organizations. VC’s include: Trident Capital, eCompanies, Monitor Ventures, and—just recently—a new firm in alliance with some of the most notable names in the technology industry that will be announced soon. Also, I am an active investor in numerous seed level startups in media and technology, the vast majority of which have gone on to successful financings.
I am the active father of four children, serves on the board of The Painted Turtle, a summer camp for children with chronic illness, and the Innovation Board of the XPRIZE Foundation.
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