Venture capitalists, whether part of a firm or independent angel investors, play an important role in financing tech innovation. These movers and shakers dominate venture funding.
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Tim Draper, managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson--serves on the board of Glam, Kyte.tv, Meebo, ShareThis, SocialText, Wigix, and DFJ Plug 'N Play--in addition to investing in Skype, Overture.com, Baidu, Parametric Technology, Hotmail , PLX Technologies, Preview Travel, and Digidesign. Draper has served on the California Board of Education; is the course creator and Chairman of BizWorld, a 501c3 organization built around simulated teaching of entrepreneurship and business to children;, and serves on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.