I am the Chief of Staff at Catalyte, a workforce data science company that uses artificial intelligence to identify individuals, regardless of background, who have the innate potential and cognitive ability to be great software developers.
💰Investing: I am a seed tech angel and venture capitalist at NextGen Venture Partners, a scout for Indie.VC, and an LP at Operators Collective. Formerly, I worked at Backstage Capital, a fund investing in diverse founders, the ArlanWasHere Fund, K Fund, and invested out of the Portfolia Enterprise Fund.
🤖 Tech: For over a decade, I built a career in the technology industry by identifying and providing solutions to develop the businesses of my enterprise clients. I spent most of my career as a Consultant and Sales Executive for both IBM and Cisco, selling their complete portfolios of hardware, software, and services; I sold over $50 Million in tech solutions that including but not limited to Data Analytics, Cloud, Mobile, Social, Security, and the Internet of Things. In addition to my corporate sales experience, I also worked as a business development consultant for Blockdaemon, an enterprise blockchain startup, and as the VP of Sales for Glassbreakers, a Silicon Valley SaaS software startup.
🌎 Global Shaper: The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s motto is Committed to improving the state of the world. As a Global Shaper, a WEF community, I’ve lived by it as a Curator of the Global Shaper San Diego Hub, as a member of the Madrid and New York Hub, and continue to live by it as an alumnus working aside Young Global Leader and CEO of Catalyte, Jacob Hsu.