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  • Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out Venture Capital: Future Trends, sponsored by Duane Morris. This event was in DC on Thu, May 8, 2003.

    Gary Golding, General Partner, Edison Venture Fund Gary Golding, General Partner, Edison Venture Fund

    Gary P. Golding, General Partner, has been a venture capitalist for 15 years. He has been responsible for the origination of 18 investments financed during that period and has served as a director of 13 companies. At Edison, Gary is a director of Vocus, ViaCast Networks, Liberty Tax Service, Digital Paper, Sentori and Tangoe.

    At Edison Venture Fund, Gary concentrates his investment activities on business to business software, communications technology, and electronics companies. He directs Edison's office in McLean, Virginia, and focuses on investment opportunities in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and North Carolina.

    Before joining Edison in November 1997, Gary was with CEO Venture Fund, a firm launched in Pittsburgh by three successful technology entrepreneurs. He was General Partner and Chief Operating Officer of CEO Venture Fund II. Gary managed the firm's office in Vienna, Virginia and made his first investment in this region in 1987.

    Gary previously served on the Advisory Boards of the George Washington University Graduate School of Business, the Governor's Venture Capital Roundtable for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Entrepreneurial Advisory Council of the Pennsylvania Securities Commission, and was President of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association. Gary helped found the Pittsburgh High Technology Council and served as Secretary for 13 years. He is a frequent speaker at entrepreneurial events and financing seminars.

    Gary earned a BS in Management Science from Boston College. He also received a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pittsburgh.

    Photo of Marsh Marshall, Managing Director, ECentury Capital Marsh Marshall
    Managing Director
    Ecentury Capital Partners
    Read the full profile for Marsh here!
    Ecentury Capital Partners
    Prior to co-founding ECentury Capital, Marsh was Chief Operating Officer of IXI Corporation, a rapidly growing data mining company in Northern Virginia. Previously, Marsh was Vice President of Technology Strategy for Tele-TV, a broadband technology partnership of Bell Atlantic, NYNEX and Pacific Bell. His duties included identifying strategic investment opportunities for the parent companies. Marsh was Director of Product Development at Bell Atlantic, where in 1993-94, he led the development of the first-ever, video-on-demand user interface and eCommerce applications over broadband architectures-work for which he was issued a US patent. His early career included work for the Telecommunications Group at Booz, Allen and Hamilton and for the British Broadcasting Corporation.

    Photo of Ransom Parker, Managing Director, SpaceVest Ransom Parker
    Managing Director
    RedShift Ventures
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    RedShift Ventures
    Ransom Parker has led investments in several RedShift portfolio companies. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Networks, Converged Access, Novariant, Privaris and Telarix. Former portfolio companies include Cronos Integrated Microsystems (acquired by JDS Uniphase), Sandburst (acquired by Broadcom), MSI Software (acquired by AtStaff) and V3 Systems (acquired by Click Commerce).

    Before joining RedShift in 1998, Parker was president, chief operating officer and director of the AFFINITY Systems Division of The Compucare Company (acquired by Quadramed), a healthcare information systems software developer. Parker spearheaded AFFINITY's successful transition from an outsourcing and services business model to an enterprise class software product delivery and support model. He also worked to secure a $32 million private equity placement and two business acquisitions. Prior to The Compucare Company, Parker was the Mid-Atlantic regional operations manager for Shared Medical Systems Corporation (acquired by Siemens AG) and he held progressively more responsible executive management positions with Technicon Data Systems (acquired by Eclipsys).

    Parker received a B.S. in biological sciences from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a M.H.A. in healthcare administration from The George Washington University.

    Photo of Jonathan Silver, Managing Director, Core Capital Jonathan Silver
    Managing Director
    Core Capital Partners
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    Core Capital Partners
    Prior to founding Core in 1999, Mr. Silver was the Managing Director of Commonwealth Holdings, Inc., a private investment vehicle with interests in financial and professional services, communications, and the health and fitness industries. Mr. Silver has held senior positions in both the public and private sector. During the first Clinton Administration, Mr. Silver served as senior policy advisor to two U.S. Cabinet Secretaries. First as Counselor to the Secretary of the Interior and last as the Assistant Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Silver also served as a personal advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury in developing a lending facility for Mexico. Seperately, he chaired the Presidentís Non-Profit Liaison Network, a national government-wide mechanism for managing the Clinton Administrationís relationship with the non-profit community.

    Moderator: Daniel Weitzel, Partner, Duane Morris

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