About Managing Partner of an investment and advisory firm in London. The focus is on technology companies (enterprise software, telecoms, digital media)that are ready to expand outside their home markets in Western Europe, into the US or Asia, particularly China.
Former CEO of SOFTBANK Emerging Markets, a $200 million venture fund established by SOFTBANK Corp. and the International Finance Corp., from 2000 to 2002. From San Francisco, launched and operated offices in Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul, Warsaw, and Johannesburg.
Prior to joining SOFTBANK, strategic consultant to a number of Bay Area venture-backed startups focusing on capital formation, business development, and alliances.