20+ Years corporate development and technology investment banking experience. Directed the US and European investment program for Hakuto, a Japanese technology distributor. Fluent in Japanese. Co-founder of an Illinois distributor of electronic components (sold).
MBA Yale University, BA UC Berkeley
20+ Years in Business Services and Deal Making.
1983-1986: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., Agent specializing in working with high net-worth individuals and executive compensation.
1986-Present: Bleadon & Assoc., Ltd., President, Insurance practice specializing in employee benefits and executive compensation. 2007-Present, Sinai Capital Partners, President, Venture capital firm focusing on the financial settlement industry.
January 2016-Current GP Ventures, Ltd. Managing Director, New Business Development
30+ years experience in technology sector. Technology roles for over 20 years at AT&T Bell Labs and Motorola. Principal Consultant at The McCarroll Group, where he has worked with over 100 clients, as well as with the University of Chicago, IIT, Chicago State University, and the nextONE Business Accelerator Program, a joint venture between the Chicago Urban League and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
M.S. Electrical Engineering Stanford University, B.S. Electrical Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology
GP Ventures achieves excellent results due to a wide variety of industry experience and global contacts. Services include acquisition programs, sales of companies, grooming programs, and strategic partner searches.