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Jim Furneaux, Chairman - General Partner, Kodiak Venture Partners
Peter Roberts, Managing Director, BancBoston Ventures
George McQuilken, CEO, TruExchange, Inc.
Michael Fertik, President & Founder, TruExchange, Inc.
Jim Furneaux

Jim Furneaux has over 30 years of high technology investing, deal making, and entrepreneurship in a career that has spanned satellite technology development to investment banking to direct entrepreneurship as the founding CEO of a software tools company. Jim has been a major venture investor since 1977. Along the way he has been an initial venture investor in such successful public companies as Compaq Computer, Ashton Tate, the pioneer PC database company VMX, the early voice messaging company, and Aironet Wireless Communications. Jim has raised billions of dollars of growth capital for companies including Intel, Scientific Atlanta, Apple Computer, and many others, and has been an active participant in the early stage growth of these businesses. Jim has many years in the investment and venture industries at LF Rothschild, as a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, a Senior Partner at Cowen & Company, and a founder of Furneaux & Company. Jim is also currently on the boards of Availant, Chrysalis-ITS (Chairman), InterSense, and Sybridge Technologies.

   
Peter Roberts
 

Mr. Roberts began his career in Bank of Boston's high technology division with focus on high growth software and services companies. He then moved to London in 1989 to manage its European private equity business. He returned in 1993 to focus on early stage Information Technology investments. Mr. Roberts is or has also been a director of Allaire, Avicon, HTE, Gomez Advisors, Incentive Systems, Intellivoice, Watchfire and WebCT.

   
George McQuilken
 

Chief Executive Officer, TruExchange, Inc.

   
Michael Fertik
 

President and Founder, TruExchange, Inc.

 
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