General Partner, Delta Partners
Joey Mason joined Delta Partners in 2003, specialising in Life Science investments. He serves on the boards of Genable, Glysure, Miracor Medical Systems,SpineGuard, Accunostics and Neuravi. Having trained as a doctor, Joey spent five years as an investment banker in the Health Care market with Morgan Stanley International and Technomark in London. From 1995 until 1999 he was Director of Corporate Development at Biotrin Holdings plc, an Irish biotechnology company backed by Delta Partners and other VCs. A medical graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, he is a Fellow of the RSA.
President, Cambridgeport Air Systems
Jim is an investment partner in Launchpad Venture Group and is currently engaged as president of Cambridgeport Air Systems, challenged with reenergizing and turning around its business in the HVAC accessory equipment market. His strong general management, sales and marketing experience ranges from large companies, turnaround situations and early stage ventures. He brings broad expertise across wide-ranging technology sectors including semiconductor equipment, software, clean tech and fiber optics. Jim has an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BS from the University of Connecticut.
Angel Investor, Technology Marketer & Startup Mentor
Sheryl is an expert in startup company dynamics, with a deep understanding of the marketing and organizational challenges faced by growing businesses. She has spent over 30 years working with a range of technology companies as a marketer, board advisor, mentor, and investor.
Sheryl spent over 20 years as President of SRS Associates, a firm she founded to provide communications and market strategy consulting to telecommunications startups. In that capacity, Sheryl launched dozens of companies, 20 of whom engaged her from inception through successful exit by IPO or acquisition.
Sheryl is a member of two of the country’s most active angel networks: Golden Seeds and Launchpad Venture Group. She is a Board Director at The Capital Network, and a board advisor to Playrific, Qstream, and Connect2Communications. She is also a co-founder of the Women’s Entrepreneurial Council (WEC), and served as a Pipeline Fellowship Mentor for the Pipeline Fellowship’s inaugural Boston class.
Founder, 4th Level Ventures
Dr. Jennings is currently Vice-Chair of ICANN, a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable. He has been instrumental in the commercialization of IP in a number of university-based companies.
He was the founding Chairman of both WBT Systems Ltd. and NTera Ltd. He is currently a member of the board of a number of early stage technology companies. As Director of Computing Services in University College Dublin (1977 – 1999) he was responsible for the university IT infrastructure. He is an Internet pioneer, having been actively involved in the start-up of research networks in the US (NSFNET), Europe (EARN, Ebone) and Ireland (HEANET).
We work closely with our friends at the Office of Technology Development at Harvard University and appreciate their ongoing support, especially Alan Gordon, Director of Business Development and Issac Kohlberg, Chief Technology Development Office of Harvard University. OTD helped launch the company and continues to support us as we work to bring Harvard’s innovative research to the world.