Board of Directors

Jim BJim Boettcher. Chairman, Founding Partner Focus Ventures, 1986 co-founder and Managing Director, Amsterdam Pacific Merchant Bank (later purchased). Vice President, Telecommunications Section, Bank of America Investment Banking Group.


simonCropGary Simon.  President and CEO, Acumentrics Corporation. President, Sigma Energy Group. Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Northeast Utilities, with a major role in $1.8 billion transactions. Vice President, CERA.  Vice President, El Paso Natural Gas. Senior Executive with the California Energy Commission.  Senior Consultant for the California Assembly.

Mark Louie Photo-cropMark Louie.  Director of Oorja Corporation.   Managing Director of Mingxin China Growth Fund. Director of Winery Exchange. Former director of K-Swiss, Inc. (NASDAQ: KSWS, company sold) and Baifendian Holdings (investment sold).   Investment banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co. for 16 years. JD and MBA, Stanford University.


Clendening crop2John A. Clendenin. Corporate Secretary/Partner, Cooley LLP. Representation of emerging growth companies and domestic and international investment funds, including venture capital, private equity, fund-of-funds, secondary funds, and special opportunity funds; counseled sponsor organizations in forming over 50 fund programs, including multi-billion-dollar investment firms and small firms forming seed and early-stage venture capital, angel, and similar microcap funds.
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