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Charlie Bass

Dr. Charlie Bass serves as a Member of the Advisory Committee at HMS Hawaii Management. Dr. Bass also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Socket Mobile, Inc. (SCKT). He served as a Director at Cable & Wireless Internet Services, Inc. (formerly Digital Island, Inc.). Dr Bass served as the Chief Executive Officer at Bass Ventures from February 1998 to March 2000. He co-founded Meridian Data, Inc. and served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. He has been a Trustee of The Bass Trust since September 1989. From 1983 to 1997, Dr. Bass was the Consulting Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Dr. Bass holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii.



Justin Burden

Justin Burden is a Managing Director at Industry Ventures, a leading investment firm that focuses on secondary venture capital and technology growth equity with over $1B of institutional capital under management. Prior to joining Industry Ventures, he worked at GE Equity in San Francisco, the $4 billion venture capital arm of the General Electric Company where he sourced, structured and managed investments in the technology, consumer, media, and telecom sectors. Prior to GE Equity, Justin worked at Wells Fargo’s high yield fund purchasing debt securities in buyout transactions. Justin holds a BA from University of California, Berkeley and an MS from the London School of Economics.




Shunsa Hayashi

Shunsa Hayashi joined Ant Capital Partners in 2001 and spearheaded the group's secondary investments. Prior to that, he spent 11 years with Industrial Bank of Japan (now Mizuho Bank), where he engaged mainly in fixed income and corporate banking activities. From 1990 to 1996, he served as Director of IBJ Merchant Bank in Singapore. After IBJ, he worked as a consultant at McKinsley & Company in Japan and Taiwan, and later joined Trend Micro to take charge of new operations before he headed EMC Corporation's Venture Leasing business in 2000. He holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley's Haas School of Business.




Jim Jones

Jim Jones is a Venture Partner at Industry Ventures, a leading investment firm that focuses on secondary venture capital and technology growth equity with over $1B of institutional capital under management. Prior to joining Industry Ventures, Jim was a founding Managing Director with Scale Venture Partners driving investments in such industry leading companies as Monolithic Power Systems, NComputing and Entone. Prior to Scale Venture Partners, Jim led product management, product marketing and business development groups at 3Com Corporation where he managed a diverse $1.2B product line. Prior to 3Com, Jim worked in integrated circuit development and marketing with National Semiconductor. Jim holds a BSEE from the University of California, Davis.




Jack Carsten

Jack Carsten has been a Managing Director of Horizon Ventures since 1999. Prior to Horizon, Jack founded Technology Investments in 1991 and was a General Partner at U.S. Venture Partners from 1987 to 1990.  Jack was a Vice President of Intel Corporation from 1975 to 1987 and helped them to grow from a $35M startup to revenue of over $2.5B. Originally hired as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, he was named as the General Manager of the Microprocessor Group in 1979 and subsequently, the Senior Vice President for the Components Group, responsible for all semiconductor manufacturing and engineering. Prior to Intel, he was a Division Manager at Texas Instruments for their MOS and TTL Divisions. Jack is a founder of the "Band of Angels" investment club and of the Valley Medical Center Foundation. He holds a B.A. degree in Physics from Duke University.

 


 

 

 
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