Technology entrepreneur with a 25+ year record of identifying products and big markets early and building the companies and teams to go after them.
Founding CEO of two previous venture capital backed companies: eCoverage, Storm Exchange.
Led product teams at two Fortune 500 companies: St. Paul Companies, Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Served as General Manager at a startup division of Kroll, the world's largest corporate investigations and intelligence company.
Public and private sector leader who has served in all three branches of the federal government, as an elected official in the nation's second largest city, and as an executive at the world's leading corporate intelligence firm.
Public Safety Chair, Los Angeles City Council.
Managing Director, Kroll and Altegrity.
Technology leader with a 30+ year record leading large scale and mission critical technology development.
Lead enterprise solution architect and developer of a division of General Electric that was spun out as GXS and ultimately acquired by OpenText.
Software architect with 25+ years hands-on experience in design, implementation and commercialization of complex software/hardware solutions.
Extensive list of successfully completed mission-critical projects for industry leaders such as: Ericsson, General Electric, GXS, OpenText.
Neal Bhadkamkar is co-founder and Managing Partner of Bold Capital, a venture capital fund focused on transformational innovation.
Before co-founding Bold Capital, Neal was Managing Partner at Monitor Ventures. He previously had a successful career in technology commercialization. As VP of Manufacturing and Engineering at Zowie Intertainment, Neal managed the design and development of chips, PC software, as well as complex plastic components. At Interval Research, Paul Allen's research and commercialization company, Neal served as member of the research staff as well as heading the commercialization process.
Neal started his business career at the Boston Consulting Group.
Neal is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Delhi) in Electrical Engineering, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Homeland security leader Clark Kent Ervin is Director of the Aspen institute's Homeland Security Program.
From 2003-2004, Ervin served as the first Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and from 2001-2002, as the Inspector General of the Department of State and, simultaneously, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the global media arm of the U.S. government.
In 2008, Ervin served as the co-chairman of then President-elect Barack Obama's Transition Team for DHS.
He was also a member of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's Homeland Security Advisory Council.