Investor Panelists TechBUZZ Summer 2014



GIL BEYDA
Founder and Managing Partner

Genacast Ventures
Gil Beyda is the Founder & Managing Partner of Genacast Ventures, a seed fund formed in partnership with Comcast Ventures to invest in technology-centric,Internet start-ups. Gil has invested in Invite Media (acquired by Google),Demdex (acquired by Adobe), DoubleVerify, Packlate, Enterproid, Mortar Data, LeadiD and YieldMo.





 




 
GUY FILIPPELLI
CEO of RedOwl Analytics
and local Angel Investor
Guy Filippelli is the CEO of RedOwl Analytics, a Baltimore-based company applying big-data analytics towards security, compliance and management. RedOwl's software helps organizations transform their digital exhaust from a liability to an asset through rigorous data science and powerful visual workflow. Guy is from Cleveland, Ohio, is a West Point & Oxford graduate, a former Army intelligence officer, and successful CEO. In 2007, he was awarded the National Intelligence Medallion for his efforts in Iraq. He is Chairman of the Commit Foundation, and a Council on Foreign Relations term member.





 






 
RANDY DOMOLKY
Managing Director

TEDCO
Mr. Domolky is a seasoned technology and venture capital executive with over 20 years of experience in senior management, business development and financial roles. Mr. Domolky has extensive experience in building and maintaining over $100mm of venture capital and private equity fund-of-funds for institutional, municipal and individual investors.

As Managing Director at TEDCO Capital Partners, Mr. Domolky contributes to the firm's product offerings in the areas of venture capital and angel fund management, due diligence and fund formation. He is an advisor to the investment committee for the $4.3 million Propel Baltimore Fund. Mr. Domolky lives in Fairfax, Virginia with his wife and their two children.

 





BRINDA JADEJA
Partner

In-Q-Tel
Brinda Jadeja is a Partner at In-Q-Tel, the strategic investment firm that identifies and invests in startups with innovative technologies to support the missions of the CIA and broader U.S. Intelligence Community. Sheis Co-Head of IQT's Mobility practice and is located in IQT's Arlington office. Since joining IQT in 2006, she has led investments in several IQT portfolio companies, primarily in the areas of mobility and enterprise software.


 

 

 
TODD KLEIN
Managing Director

SWaN & Legend Ventures
Todd Klein is a successful private equity investor and author who focuses on identifying, investing in and helping build Transformative Companies--those that not only succeed but transform their industries, their markets and the world around them. He is Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of SWaN & Legend, a $300 million private investment firm with interests in technology, media, retailing,education, and professional sports. Representative direct investments include China Senior Care, La Lumiere, CustomInk, ideeli, and Think Food Group(Celebrity Chef, José Andres.) Fund investments include Berkshire Partners,Freeman Spogli, and Novak Biddle Venture Partners.


 
 
 





 
MARK LEVINE
Managing Director

Core Capital Partners
Mark Levine joined Core Capital in 2000 after founding GCI Venture Partners, an early stage technology venture capital and investor in webMethods, one of the most successful software IPOs in NASDAQ history. Previously, Mark served as an officer of GEO-CENTERS, a technology firm with over $200 million in revenue when it was acquired by SAIC. Prior to that, Mark was Subcommittee Staff Director for the Small Business Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and was involved in successful legislative and regulatory initiatives including the Small Business Innovation Development Act and the Small Business and University Patent Act.

Mark serves on the Board of Trustees of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), the Board of Advisors of both The George Washington University School of Business and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, and the Advisory Board of Marshfield Associates. He received his M.B.A. from The George Washington University and lives in Washington, DC with his wife and two children. Mark represents Core on the Boards of Directors of Roundbox, FreedomPay, buySAFE, Valen Technologies, and ZeroFox. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of InPhonic (NASDAQ:INPC) and VocalData (acquired by TKLC).



 








 
SEAN MALLON
Senior Investment Director
CIT GAP Funds
Sean Mallon joined CIT in 2011 as Senior Investment Director for the CIT GAP Funds. In this role, he leads deal sourcing and due diligence efforts for early stage companies committed to rapid growth and the development of innovative products and services. He also serves as CIT's representative on the boards of several portfolio companies. Sean has over 20 years of investment and start-up experience, including senior marketing, business development and operational roles in public and venture-backed companies. From 1999 to 2003, Sean was a principal at Mid-Atlantic Venture Funds (MAVF), an early-stage venture capital firm focused on the telecommunications and IT industries. Sean holds an AB degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


 




 
PAUL SINGH
Founder

Disruption Corporation and Crystal Tech Fund
Paul is the founder of Disruption Corporation and general partner of Disruption's post-seed venture capital arm, Crystal Tech Fund. Disruption provides research, investment and advice in the maturing private market. Until recently, Paul was a partner at 500Startups, an accelerator and venture firm headquartered in Silicon Valley where he oversaw the investments in 450+ companies across 30+ countries. Paul has founded a few of his own startups (two successful exits and a number of failures in between) and spent some time at PBworks, AOL and Symantec. Paul can be reached at twitter.com/paulsingh.