|Vertical search travel web site: as interim COO and Board member partnered with Founder, launched the site, built traffic, and secured follow-on venture funding.|
|Consumer products manufacturing outsourcing firm: as CEO advisor developed expansion strategy, wrote a business plan and guided the company through a process raising $2,000,000 in angel funding.|
|Consumer wireless device company: as CEO advisor provided a complete business assessment of a new product opportunity for the venture investors, joined the board, and identified and helped recruit a new CEO, who led them to a sale of the company.|
Bio-med company: Formerly Verinata Health. Identified and recruited a CEO to close a Series B financing with new venture investors, expand executive management team, and lead company in development of breakthrough non-invasive pregnancy test.
|U.S. specialty food company: as advisor to CEO and Management Team, assisted in the sale of the company, specifically writing the Information Memorandum and presentation.|
|Enterprise communications software company: as COO and Board member partnered with Founder, launched the company in the U.S. and Japan and positioned it for venture funding.|
|Premium Napa Valley winery: as Managing Partner successfully led initial branding, sales and distribution for a new Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon.|
Major bicycle component company: as Board member and investor assisted in product line extension, advised on factory expansion throughout Europe and Asia, and negotiated a strategic acquisition.
Today Sponge: Financed and executed the successful re-launch of the Today Sponge birth control device in 2009. Brand has risen to #2 Female OTC contraception. Additional responsibilities include strategic planning, marketing and advertising. Transaction includes ownership of the On-line Store selling the brand, other contraceptives and health care products.