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  • Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out Fort Lauderdale Venture Event, sponsored by Holland & Knight. This event was in Ft. Lauderdale on Wednesday June 9, 2004.

    Ravi M. Ugale, Partner, Crossbow Ventures Ravi M. Ugale, Partner, Crossbow Ventures

    Ravi Ugale brings over 16 years of high-tech industry experience to Crossbow Ventures. His experience includes seven years of software development expertise, four years of systems analysis and design experience and five years of product marketing management and new business development experience at high-tech corporations. Prior to Crossbow Ventures, Ravi was the Marketing Program Manager for Ocè Printing Systems, USA Inc. (Formerly Siemens Nixdorf Printing Systems); where he consulted and provided demand print and Internet publishing solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Previously, he worked as a Systems Analyst at Xerox Corporation and a Senior Consulting Analyst for IBM Corporation in their AS/400 division. Ravi earned an Executive MBA Degree with a specialization in International Business from Florida Atlantic University, a MS degree in Computer Science from Marquette University and a BS degree in Engineering from Poona University. Also, Ravi is a graduate of the Venture Capital Institute.

    Johnathan Robertson, Managing Director, TG Investments Johnathan Robertson, Managing Director, TG Investments

    Johnathan Robertson is a Managing Director with TG Investments, a private equity group which focuses on control investments in established companies with strong market positions across a broad spectrum of industries. Prior to joining TG Investments, Johnathan was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Johnathan received his graduate degree from Harvard.

    Richard J. Brandewie, Managing Partner, Ballast Point Venture Partners Richard J. Brandewie, Managing Partner, Ballast Point Venture Partners

    Prior to co-founding Ballast Point Ventures in 2001, Mr. Brandewie was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1992 to 2000 of Quality Distribution, Inc. (QDI) and its predecessor firm, MTL Inc., a South Atlantic Venture Funds portfolio company.

    Mr. Brandewie was a General Partner with South Atlantic Venture Funds I and II from 1985 to 1992, where he helped develop South Atlantic's successful regional investment focus and participated in numerous venture capital investments across a diverse group of industries, with a particular emphasis on the health care industry.

    Prior to joining South Atlantic, Mr. Brandewie was a General Partner with MBW Venture Partners and Michigan Investment Fund and a Vice President and Investment Officer with Doan Resources from 1980 to 1985. MBW, MIF and Doan were three commonly managed funds with approximately $115 million under management that invested primarily in early-stage technology companies.

    He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1977 with a bachelor's degree, and from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business in 1980 with an MBA.

    Moderator: Harvey Goldman , Partner, Holland & Knight

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