Prior to founding Thomvest, Peter worked on three continents for subsidiaries of The Woodbridge Company of Toronto, during which he gained a broad range of operational and strategic experience. Peter currently serves as the Co-Chairman of The Woodbridge Company. In addition to his work with Thomson Reuters, The Woodbridge Company, and Thomvest, Peter owns a rally racing team, Thomson Motor Sport, for which he has won a number of titles as a competitive rally racer.
Jonathan sits on the board of Tactus Technology. He holds a Master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Prior to joining Thomvest, Umesh was a successful entrepreneur, investor and CEO of a public company. He most recently worked for over 8 years at Bessemer Venture Partners in their office in Menlo Park. Prior to Bessemer, he worked as an executive vice president at LSI after its acquisition of a public video infrastructure and distribution company, C-Cube Microsystem. At C-Cube, Umesh served as president and CEO and grew the company profitably to over $300m in revenue and 500 employees with a global presence.
Previously he was a board member at C-Cube Microsystem (Public, Sold to LSI), Entropic Communications (Public, Sold to Maxlinear), Silicon Image (Public, Sold to Lattice), Elantec (Public, Sold to Intersil), Berkeley Design Automation (Private, Sold to Mentor Graphics), Monolithic Power systems (Public), Tilera (Private, Sold to EZ chip) and PA semi (Private, Sold to Apple).
Umesh holds a Bachelor in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and a Master’s degree in engineering from Stanford University. He served on several advisory boards at Stanford University and currently serves on the board of Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Sutter Medical group.
Prior to Axcient, Justin founded MK Global, which provided an innovative approach to addressing the surplus of secondary market telecommunications equipment after the dot-com collapse. Prior to MK Global, Justin founded CollegeJobs.
He is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence at Thomvest Ventures, assisting their portfolio companies and evaluating new investment opportunities.
Mark holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a joint MBA from the University of Navarra (IESE) in Spain and China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in China.