​It's Pretty Simple.  Experience.

"The only source of knowledge is experience."  - Albert Einstein. 

  • Reviewed and evaluated thousands of business plans, probably 10s of thousands as a practicing Venture Capitalist.
  • Professionally wrote business plans and taught same techniques at The University of Texas at Dallas. 
  • Worked in Companies both large and small, domestic and international, plus over a dozen years as a practicing Venture Capitalist.  
    • ​Rockwell/Alcatel (Managed Product Line with Revenues >$250M)
    • Monterey Networks (Acquired by Cisco for $550M). 
    • InterWest Partners
    • SilverCreek Ventures 
    • Call Control, LLC
    • Spatial Datalyst, LLC
  • Mentored, Invested or Advising Small Companies​
    • ​Exits: VAS (Genentech), Zabo (COIN).
  • Board Member for a dozen Private and Public companies. 
  • Extensive geographic reach in Texas and California. 
  • Technology Focus on IT from Semiconductors to Software to tech-enabled Services.  
  • Author/Co-Author of 11 US Patents
  • BSEE (Lyle) /MBA (Cox) from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.