TiE Atlanta January 2013: All Star VC Panel

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter North
800 Hammond Drive
Atlanta 30328
United States
Members: Free
Non-members and Guests: $35
Come hear our distinguished panel discuss the venture capitalist process and what VCs look for in a new or growing company.


Frank X. Dalton

Frank X. Dalton – Mr. Dalton is a founder of Fulcrum Equity Partners, a growth equity fund with over $125 million under management, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Frank was a General Partner with Cordova Ventures and the managing director of Cordova Intellimedia Ventures, L.P., a $41 million early-stage/seed fund launched in 2000. He is currently a board member of ContactatOnce, Mfg.com, Preparis, Path-Tec, and Bruder Healthcare. Frank has over 16 years of experience in private investing; being involved directly and indirectly in over 100 investments, including several successful exits, such as, Accipiter, Secure Tax, Call Center Technology, Magnet Communications, Intertech, Inc., Digital Envoy, Constructware and Compliance 360.

Bijan Khosravi
Bijan Khosravi - In a stellar career that spans over 25 years, Mr. Bijan Khosravi has founded and spear headed new companies as well as served in numerous executive positions for blue chip corporations. Most recently, Mr. Khosravi was the Chairman and CEO of Cartiza, a Boston based 4G wireless Company he founded in 2006 and sold in 2009. Prior to Cartiza, Mr. Khosravi led two startup companies he founded to successful exits. In 2000, Siara Networks was acquired by Redback for a record setting $4.3B. In 2006, Movaz Networks, the only successful optical start-up post the telecom bubble, was acquired by ADVA Optical Networking, Inc. Mr. Khosravi was Board Chairman and CEO of Movaz, and oversaw Movaz’s rapid growth to become a global supplier to some of the world’s biggest telecom service providers. As a seasoned entrepreneur with a proven record, Mr. Khosravi understands what it takes to build a successful business. In founding InBounce, Mr. Khosravi has assembled a team of top-tier executives to help entrepreneurs in their new ventures.

Glenn McGonnigle
Glenn McGonnigle is a General Partner at TechOperators.  Prior to launching TechOperators in 2008, Glenn was most recently Chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based VistaScape Security Systems, a leading provider of enterprise intelligent video surveillance software where he was recruited by the company’s board to raise capital and grow the business. He subsequently oversaw the successful sale of the company to Siemens Building Technologies. An authority on IT and physical security convergence and a frequent contributor and expert speaker for numerous industry publications and events, Glenn helped shape President Bush’s 2005 National Strategy for Maritime Security. Previously, Glenn was a co-founder and top executive of Atlanta-based Internet Security Systems (ISS) where he helped raise initial venture capital and launch the business. For 7 years, he led the business development team in developing sales channels and entering the managed security services market. During his tenure, the company grew from startup to revenues of over $225 million and was recently acquired by IBM for $1.5 billion.

 Sig Mosley
Sig Mosley - Mr. Mosley is President of Imlay Investments, Inc., a firm owned by John P. Imlay, Jr. that makes direct equity investments typically in new technology companies. As President, Mr. Mosley selects companies for investment, structures deals and oversees the Imlay Investment portfolio. Previously, he was a Vice President for Management Science America, Inc. (now Dun & Bradstreet Software Services, Inc.) where he directed the company's finance and accounting functions. Additionally, Mr. Mosley has worked for Peat Marwick & Mitchell as a staff accountant. Mr. Mosley also serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Mosley is a director of The Imlay Foundation, Inc. and a managing partner of Mosley Ventures LLC.

Alan Taetle
Alan Taetle - Mr. Taetle, joined NMP in 1998 and has focused his investment activities on software and information technology companies. He currently represents NMP on the boards of Acumen Holdings,Clearleap, Half Off Depot, Movero, Virtustream and Vocalocity, and oversees one other investment, Damballa. Alan was previously a director or observer for several prior NMP investments, including SecureWorks (sold to Dell), Adjoined Consulting (sold to Capgemini), OpenSite Technologies (sold to Siebel Systems), CipherTrust (sold to Secure Computing), and PRE Holdings (sold to InComm).