Ed Glassmeyer

Ed Glassmeyer

Ed Glassmeyer

Managing Partner

FOCUS AREAS

Information Technology

INVESTED

Anova Data, Inc.
Attivio, Inc.
Attivio, Inc.
Cloud Technology Partners
Tikona Digital Networks
Tikona Digital Networks
XIO
Aavid Thermal Technologies
Aavid Thermal Technologies
Benestra
CBORD Group
CBORD Group
Cogent Communications, Inc.
Cogent Communications, Inc.
Collabera
Collabera
EquaTerra, Inc.
EquaTerra, Inc.
Fiber Optic Network Solutions Corporation
Fiber Optic Network Solutions Corporation
IMI Exchange
IMI Exchange
Lavastorm, Inc.
Lavastorm, Inc.
Leapstone Systems, Inc.
Leapstone Systems, Inc.
Major League Gaming, Inc.
Media Metrix, Inc.
Media Metrix, Inc.
Mobius Management Systems, Inc.
Mobius Management Systems, Inc.
PaySys International, Inc.
PaySys International, Inc.
PictureVision, Inc.
PictureVision, Inc.
Seagate Technologies, Inc.
Seagate Technologies, Inc.
Spring Tide
Spring Tide
Telica, Inc.
Telica, Inc.
Tellium, Inc.
Tellium, Inc.
Torrent Systems, Inc.
Torrent Systems, Inc.
United Devices
United Devices
Zayo Group

Edward F. Glassmeyer, Managing Partner, co-founded Oak Investment Partners with Stewart Greenfield in 1978. Ed concentrates in Information Technology with a focus on Cloud and Enterprise Software and Services companies and is active in the broadband networking sector.

Ed is on the Board of Directors of IT Service companies, Attivio, Cloud Technology Partners, EquaTerra (to KPMC), and storage systems innovator, Xiotech (purchased from Seagate, where Ed was a founding director). Ed is also on the board of Anova Data, whose products substantially reduce peak loads on mobile networks, and track subscribers for monetizing opportunities. Ed co-sponsored broadband networking companies GTS (Central Europe) and Zayo, as well as Tikona, a Wireless Internet Service Provider in India.

Past portfolio company boards include IT service companies CBORD Group (acquired by Roper Industries), Mobius Management (acquired by AGS Content Management), and Credit Card software company Paysys (acquired by First Data). Telcom companies include Telica (acquired by Lucent), Bellcore spinout Tellium (acquired by Zhone Technologies), and Cogent Communications (NASD: CCOI). Also, Aavid Termalloy (NASD:AATT) since taken private, and Seagate (NASD: STX ).

Ed started is career at Citicorp Venture Capital and later became Managing Partner of The Sprout Group at DLJ (Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette). Ed graduated from Princeton University, served as an officer in the Marine Corps, and received his MBA with distinction from The Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he was a board member for 20 years. Ed was a founding Director of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), and received their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.