Board of Directors and Observers

Doug Chambers

Doug Chambers

Doug Chambers

FieldLens

Doug Chambers

FieldLens

Doug spent more than a decade in the construction industry, managing jobsites of all types and sizes, including public recreation, commercial office, data center, retail, and core and shell projects. As a project manager whose background includes the New York Times Building (AMEC) and 4 World Trade Center (Tishman Construction Group), Doug is well versed in collaborating with large and small construction project teams. The experience of managing diverse construction projects throughout his career proved to Doug that communication problems were consistent throughout the industry, regardless of project size. Determined to develop a platform applying the best of mobile social technologies to construction industry enterprises, he founded Fieldlens in 2011.

Doug spent more than a decade in the construction industry, managing jobsites of all types and sizes, including public recreation, commercial office, data center, retail, and core and shell projects. As a project manager whose background includes the New York Times Building (AMEC) and 4 World Trade Center (Tishman Construction Group), Doug is well versed in collaborating with large and small construction project teams. The experience of managing diverse construction projects throughout his career proved to Doug that communication problems were consistent throughout the industry, regardless of project size. Determined to develop a platform applying the best of mobile social technologies to construction industry enterprises, he founded Fieldlens in 2011.

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Jordan Levy

Jordan Levy

Jordan Levy

Softbank Capital

Jordan Levy

Softbank Capital

Jordan is a General Partner at SoftBank Capital NY and also Managing Partner of Seed Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital fund that he co-founded in 1999.  Prior to co-founding Seed Capital Partners, he was co-founder of ClientLogic and was President, co-CEO and co-Chair of its predecessor companies SOFTBANK Services Group and UCA (now SITEL Worldwide). Previously, Jordan was SVP of Software Etc, now GameStop (NYSE:GME) and prior to that he was also co-founder of Software Distribution Services, now known as Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM).

Jordan currently serves on the boards of several technology companies including SocialFlow, Spanfeller Media, Synaptic Digital, COKeM Int. and is Chairman of Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC). He is a Board Observer of Betaworks and Boxee. Previously, Jordan served on the boards of ZipList (sold to Condé Nast in 2012), OMGPOP (sold to Zynga in 2012), Hyperpublic (sold to Groupon in 2012), and KickApps (sold to KIT digital in 2011). He also is the first non-Native American on the Board of Seneca Holdings.

Jordan is a General Partner at SoftBank Capital NY and also Managing Partner of Seed Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital fund that he co-founded in 1999.  Prior to co-founding Seed Capital Partners, he was co-founder of ClientLogic and was President, co-CEO and co-Chair of its predecessor companies SOFTBANK Services Group and UCA (now SITEL Worldwide). Previously, Jordan was SVP of Software Etc, now GameStop (NYSE:GME) and prior to that he was also co-founder of Software Distribution Services, now known as Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM).

Jordan currently serves on the boards of several technology companies including SocialFlow, Spanfeller Media, Synaptic Digital, COKeM Int. and is Chairman of Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC). He is a Board Observer of Betaworks and Boxee. Previously, Jordan served on the boards of ZipList (sold to Condé Nast in 2012), OMGPOP (sold to Zynga in 2012), Hyperpublic (sold to Groupon in 2012), and KickApps (sold to KIT digital in 2011). He also is the first non-Native American on the Board of Seneca Holdings.

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Scott Maxwell

Scott Maxwell

Scott Maxwell

OpenView Venture Partners

Scott Maxwell

OpenView Venture Partners

Scott has been a Venture Capitalist since 2000, first as a senior Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, and then as the founder of OpenView Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that offers significant strategic and operating assistance to its portfolio companies. Scott has worked to develop and communicate the vision that an institutionalized venture capital firm can, and should, offer meaningful operating and strategic assistance beyond the capital that it invests. He has spent more than a decade reiterating that approach, which includes the development of OpenView’s investment focus and team, the OpenView Labs value-add consulting team and their content sites, offering ideas and inspiration for executives. Since OpenView’s inception, Scott has served on the board of directors or worked in some fashion with most of the OpenView portfolio companies.

Prior to becoming a venture capitalist in 2000, Scott spent the majority of the 1980s working in technology and the following decade primarily working with financial services companies. Scott started his career as a research and development engineer designing robots at two California start-ups. He later went on to become a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, senior vice president and CFO of the Global Equity Division at Lehman Brothers and a partner at Putnam Investments, where he was managing director, corporate development, and was appointed to run Putnam’s alternative asset management program.

Scott graduated from M.I.T. with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He also has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

Scott has been a Venture Capitalist since 2000, first as a senior Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, and then as the founder of OpenView Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that offers significant strategic and operating assistance to its portfolio companies. Scott has worked to develop and communicate the vision that an institutionalized venture capital firm can, and should, offer meaningful operating and strategic assistance beyond the capital that it invests. He has spent more than a decade reiterating that approach, which includes the development of OpenView’s investment focus and team, the OpenView Labs value-add consulting team and their content sites, offering ideas and inspiration for executives. Since OpenView’s inception, Scott has served on the board of directors or worked in some fashion with most of the OpenView portfolio companies.

Prior to becoming a venture capitalist in 2000, Scott spent the majority of the 1980s working in technology and the following decade primarily working with financial services companies. Scott started his career as a research and development engineer designing robots at two California start-ups. He later went on to become a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, senior vice president and CFO of the Global Equity Division at Lehman Brothers and a partner at Putnam Investments, where he was managing director, corporate development, and was appointed to run Putnam’s alternative asset management program.

Scott graduated from M.I.T. with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He also has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

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Oren Michels

Oren Michels

Oren Michels

Oren Michels

Oren co-founded Mashery in 2006 and served as CEO until Intel acquired the company in 2013. When it was acquired, Mashery-powered APIs were used by over 350,000 developers in over 100,000 active applications. Its customers included many of the largest e-commerce, media, and data companies in the world.

Oren’s angel investments include Uber, Pebble Post, Addy, Navdy, and Mindful Meats. He was an outside director of Aepona from 2011 through its acquisition by Intel in 2013. Oren has spoken at numerous conferences around the world, including SXSW, Le Web, f.ounders, the Dublin Web Summit, and Web 2.0. Prior to founding Mashery, Oren was VP at Feedster, and president of ColtHR and winebid.com. He also spent a year as CEO of The Groundlings, a Los Angeles based comedy improv theatre company.

Oren holds an SB in Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from UCLA.

Oren co-founded Mashery in 2006 and served as CEO until Intel acquired the company in 2013. When it was acquired, Mashery-powered APIs were used by over 350,000 developers in over 100,000 active applications. Its customers included many of the largest e-commerce, media, and data companies in the world.

Oren’s angel investments include Uber, Pebble Post, Addy, Navdy, and Mindful Meats. He was an outside director of Aepona from 2011 through its acquisition by Intel in 2013. Oren has spoken at numerous conferences around the world, including SXSW, Le Web, f.ounders, the Dublin Web Summit, and Web 2.0. Prior to founding Mashery, Oren was VP at Feedster, and president of ColtHR and winebid.com. He also spent a year as CEO of The Groundlings, a Los Angeles based comedy improv theatre company.

Oren holds an SB in Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from UCLA.

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Matt Sena

Matt Sena

Matt Sena

FieldLens

Matt Sena

FieldLens

Matt spent 10 years working in New York City and Chicago as a finance and operations professional specializing in trading, account services and fund management. As a sales-trader on the Institutional Futures Desk at Goldman Sachs, Matt was primarily responsible for growing client business on existing accounts. After leaving Goldman, Matt joined a small hedge fund to build an internal research program, developing and instituting policy and procedures and hiring the initial team. As a portfolio manager Matt’s responsibilities included managing investor relations and production of educational materials for investors. In 2010 Matt left institutional investments to join the startup community and co-founded Fieldlens in 2011.

Matt spent 10 years working in New York City and Chicago as a finance and operations professional specializing in trading, account services and fund management. As a sales-trader on the Institutional Futures Desk at Goldman Sachs, Matt was primarily responsible for growing client business on existing accounts. After leaving Goldman, Matt joined a small hedge fund to build an internal research program, developing and instituting policy and procedures and hiring the initial team. As a portfolio manager Matt’s responsibilities included managing investor relations and production of educational materials for investors. In 2010 Matt left institutional investments to join the startup community and co-founded Fieldlens in 2011.

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Brad Svrluga

Brad Svrluga

Brad Svrluga

Primary Venture Partners

Brad Svrluga

Primary Venture Partners

Brad is co-founder and General Partner at Primary Venture Partners. He has been a venture investor since the bubble days of the late 1990s, starting his investing career with The Berkshires Capital Investors and Village Ventures. Prior to his VC career, he was a strategy consultant with Monitor Group, leading projects out of the firm’s Cambridge, South Africa, and Brazil offices.

Brad focuses his investing activities on SaaS, mobile, and social-enabled b2b web services.  At Primary Venture Partners, he has led the firm’s successfully exited investments in TxVia (sold to Google), Savored (sold to Groupon), Pump Audio (sold to Getty Images), Threadsmith (sold to Vistaprint), and Allworx (sold to PAETEC). At BCI, amongst the investments he was responsible for were HealthShare (sold to WebMD) and Profile Systems (sold to AT&T).

Brad is co-founder and General Partner at Primary Venture Partners. He has been a venture investor since the bubble days of the late 1990s, starting his investing career with The Berkshires Capital Investors and Village Ventures. Prior to his VC career, he was a strategy consultant with Monitor Group, leading projects out of the firm’s Cambridge, South Africa, and Brazil offices.

Brad focuses his investing activities on SaaS, mobile, and social-enabled b2b web services.  At Primary Venture Partners, he has led the firm’s successfully exited investments in TxVia (sold to Google), Savored (sold to Groupon), Pump Audio (sold to Getty Images), Threadsmith (sold to Vistaprint), and Allworx (sold to PAETEC). At BCI, amongst the investments he was responsible for were HealthShare (sold to WebMD) and Profile Systems (sold to AT&T).

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Glen de Vries

Glen de Vries

Glen de Vries

Medidata Solutions

Glen de Vries

Medidata Solutions

Glen de Vries is President and Co-Founder of Medidata Solutions, and the original architect of its flagship data management platform. Since the company’s inception in 1999, Glen has been responsible for driving Medidata’s technology and industry vision, the delivery of its growing cloud-based platform, and is a member of its Board of Directors.

Glen de Vries is President and Co-Founder of Medidata Solutions, and the original architect of its flagship data management platform. Since the company’s inception in 1999, Glen has been responsible for driving Medidata’s technology and industry vision, the delivery of its growing cloud-based platform, and is a member of its Board of Directors.

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Advisors

Pat Muldoon

Pat Muldoon

Pat Muldoon

Gorton & Partners

Pat Muldoon

Gorton & Partners

Pat is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years experience in construction management. He was previously a Senior Vice President at AMEC Construction Management, Inc. (formerly Morse Diesel), where he recently completed the Renzo Piano designed New York Times headquarters project. He has been involved in other prominent projects such as Five Times Square Ernst & Young, the New York Stock Exchange, 875 Third Avenue, 667 Madison Avenue, and 546 Fifth Avenue.

Pat is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years experience in construction management. He was previously a Senior Vice President at AMEC Construction Management, Inc. (formerly Morse Diesel), where he recently completed the Renzo Piano designed New York Times headquarters project. He has been involved in other prominent projects such as Five Times Square Ernst & Young, the New York Stock Exchange, 875 Third Avenue, 667 Madison Avenue, and 546 Fifth Avenue.

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Matt Rightmire

Matt Rightmire

Matt Rightmire

Borealis Ventures

Matt Rightmire

Borealis Ventures

Matt is a Managing Director of Borealis Ventures, where he is responsible for internet services and mobile content opportunities. Prior to Borealis, Matt spent a decade building internet companies in the Silicon Valley. Matt was COO of Efficient Frontier, a venture-funded marking services company that applies portfolio optimization techniques from financial markets to the marketplace of online advertising. Matt began his internet career as an early member of the team at Yahoo!, which he joined in 1995 when the company was still pre-revenue. Over the next seven years, he held a variety of product and business development positions and played a critical role as the company grew to 4,000 employees and more than $1 billion in annual revenue. He also serves on the global board of directors of Grassroot Soccer, a Norwich, VT based non profit dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV, and on the board of the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF), a non-profit focused on improving literacy among at-risk youth in New Hampshire and Vermont.

Matt earned his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where he received the Julia Stell Award for leadership. He also received his BS in industrial engineering from Stanford University.

Matt is a Managing Director of Borealis Ventures, where he is responsible for internet services and mobile content opportunities. Prior to Borealis, Matt spent a decade building internet companies in the Silicon Valley. Matt was COO of Efficient Frontier, a venture-funded marking services company that applies portfolio optimization techniques from financial markets to the marketplace of online advertising. Matt began his internet career as an early member of the team at Yahoo!, which he joined in 1995 when the company was still pre-revenue. Over the next seven years, he held a variety of product and business development positions and played a critical role as the company grew to 4,000 employees and more than $1 billion in annual revenue. He also serves on the global board of directors of Grassroot Soccer, a Norwich, VT based non profit dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV, and on the board of the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF), a non-profit focused on improving literacy among at-risk youth in New Hampshire and Vermont.

Matt earned his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where he received the Julia Stell Award for leadership. He also received his BS in industrial engineering from Stanford University.

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Norbert Young

Norbert Young

Norbert Young

Duck Cove Associates

Norbert Young

Duck Cove Associates

Norbert is a 30+ year veteran of the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industries having worked as both a professional architect and construction manager at a variety of prestigious firms including Bovis Construction Group and STV Incorporated. Norbert served as President of McGraw-Hill Construction (MHC) from 1999 until 2009. Under Norbert’s direction, MHC served as the leading provider of print and electronic products and information services to the $5.2 trillion global industrial, commercial and residential construction industry.

Norbert is a 30+ year veteran of the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industries having worked as both a professional architect and construction manager at a variety of prestigious firms including Bovis Construction Group and STV Incorporated. Norbert served as President of McGraw-Hill Construction (MHC) from 1999 until 2009. Under Norbert’s direction, MHC served as the leading provider of print and electronic products and information services to the $5.2 trillion global industrial, commercial and residential construction industry.

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