Michael CarusThe Executive Council of New York
...Prior to joining JVP, Michael amassed his operational expertise helping to grow some of today's leading technology companies.He
employs this extensive experience with numerous JVP
portfolio companies, directing them to focus their business models to meet the specific demands of their customers.Michael
also sources new investment opportunities in the enterprise software sector and is responsible for the fund's financial activities.He is a board member with BridgeWave, Bristol, Cogent, TeleKnowledge and Oblicore and advisor to a number of companies in the JVP portfolio. Prior to joining JVP, Michael served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Fundtech (Nasdaq: FNDT), a JPV I portfolio company.
In addition to his
various operating responsibilities, Michael
managed the company's IPO, acquisitions and secondary offering raising $130 million.Through Michael's leadership, Fundtech
grew from $3.5 million to approximately $50 million in sales through the company's U.S. and international offices.Previously, Michael held various senior management positions at Geotek Communications (Nasdaq: GOTK) and prior to this, he was a CPA and Manager of Business Assurance at Coopers and Lybrand. Michael holds a degree from Ithaca College in New York.