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Jeff Cavins

Co-founder and CEO

Entrepreneur and seasoned CEO of numerous Internet/Enterprise software companies
Led 3 Public & 6 Private Companies
CEO of 2 Public Companies
Broad Board and investor experience
35 M&A Transactions - acquisitions, mergers, divestitures
Closed $57M in public, $412M in private financings
Led rapid growth of 3 public and 6 private tech companies
Created investment thesis, founded, funded and led start-up from idea to Seed, Series A and Series B financings and global expansion in less than 3 yrs
Created investment thesis, founded and led start-up from $250K seed investment to $186M post-money valuation in less than 4 years
Led tender offer, buy-out and take-private of a NASDAQ company. NASDAQ (CALL)
Led monetization, enforcement strategy and spin out of Patent Company (80 Patents)
Led rapid growth and created large shareholder liquidity of publicly-traded NASDAQ (LOUD)
Led growth and managed over $1.3B in revenue as SVP of Exodus Communications
Recognized by Inc. 500 for leadership of 2 fastest-growing companies in America (CSI Digital and FuzeBox), 100th and 125th fastest growing companies in America (1997 and 2013)

Creator of 3 World-Class Products:
- NFL Instant Replay/Coaching Analysis systems (still in use today)
- Loudeye Digital Music Distribution Engine/Rights Management System (used for the launch of iTunes and powered global music services for Virgin, MTV, Nokia, MSN)
- Fuze, Global, Visual Collaboration product (used by Apple Founder/CEO and featured in Apple’s Global TV Campaign (“We Will Always” 2011 iPad commercial)

Awarded Sony's Highest Global Honor - "Samurai", for sales and leadership excellence
- Recognized as #1 Sales Professional in the World (Sony Broadcast 1990)

Rapidly built valuations, revenue & profits, leading over 6,000 staff and $32B in combined market caps
Excellent financial experience - responsible for P&Ls of $1.8B in revenue
Swift execution, from local to global markets and massive scale of product offerings

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Events featuring Jeff Cavins
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