Maybe it’s because I grew up speaking Russian, a language that has no word that exactly means “privacy.” Maybe it’s because I’m a libertarian at heart. But the latest waves of furor over browser cookies, location-based profiles, and iPhone App preferences puzzle me. I think [...]
At first, I was a twitter skeptic. Who needs yet another way to communicate with people to whom I am “connected?” But, over the last few months, I changed my mind. Twitter, while a seemingly simple app, is not that [...]
I know, Facebook and twitter serve different purposes, but I’m switching. And Facebook is a tremendous company that has built an unprecedented following worth a ton of money. I have nothing but respect for the group that did this.
However, I’m a grown up — [...]
About MeI am the Managing Director of RTP Ventures, the U.S. operation of a $700M+ international Venture Capital fund. I was also a Venture Partner at Greycroft. I am a three-time founder and CEO of software companies including Plumtree Software and Elastra. Spent most of my life working on databases and working with VCs. Finally bit the bullet and joined one. Ready for something new. Passionate and intense about Software and New York City. (I know where the title comes from, and... the falcon can not hear the falconer)
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