Kyle York is an Angel Investor. He serves as Chief Strategy Officer at Dynamic Network Services. He also serves as Advisor at Bliss. He serves as the Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for Internet Infrastructure Company, Dynamic Network Services, where he leads the overall sales, business development, customer service and marketing efforts for the company. He is responsible for the corporate strategy and positioning behind Dyn's rapid and aggressive expansion into the enterprise marketplace and eCommerce revenue growth. He is a co-founder of startup 1brand, sits on the Board of Directors for Growth Engine Company, Incutio, is Board Chair and President of tech incubator, abi Innovation Hub, and is a Board Advisor for web performance monitoring company, Catchpoint. He has been a speaker at Bentley University, St. Anselm's College, Southern New Hampshire University, Interop, Next Web Conference, eCommerce Expo and CloudCamp and is a a contributor for sales leadership blogs Selling Power and SalesSchool. He holds a BS in Marketing from Bentley University. He is a Board Member of Datanyze.
Vintage Investment Partners is an investment firm based in Herzilyah Pituach, Israel. The firm specializes in secondary funds, co-investments and fund-of-funds investments focused on Israel, Europe and the United States. It invests in the semiconductors, information and communications technology, software, internet infrastructure and medical device sectors. The firm was founded in 2002.
Windward Ventures specializes in early stage companies but it does not invest in seed stage companies. The main focus of investment lies on industries such as information technology, communication and telecommunication, electronics, broadband technologies, optoelectronics, semiconductors, systems engineering, software, Internet infrastructure, data storage, and medical devices sectors. The firm invests in private companies based in Southern California from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The firm typically takes minority stake with board representation in its portfolio companies.
Columbia Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in companies operating in the internet infrastructure, media, mobile, cloud technology, cyber security and information technology sectors. The firm was founded in 1989 and is based in Alexandria, Virginia.
Mr. Kaplan has extensive experience building and investing in companies focused on next-generation data communications, Internet infrastructure, services, and software. As a co-founder of three successful technology companies and as a partner in a private venture fund, he has a proven track record in business development, institutional funding, and mergers and acquisitions. Specialties: Allan was a Co-founder of Limelight Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:LLNW) an Internet platform and services company venture backed by Goldman Sachs and Oak Venture Partners which integrates the most business-critical parts of the online content value chain serving over 1800 customers world wide with revenues in excess of $200M per year. Mr. Kaplan served on its board of directors from June 2001 to December 2007 and as its Chairman from June 2001 to November 2006. Prior to Limelight, Mr.Kaplan was a founder of Entera, Inc, an Internet Infrastructure company where Mr. Kaplan served as Co-founder and on its board of directors. Entera was venture backed by ComVentures, Crescendo Ventures, and Spectrum Technology. Entera was sold to Cacheflow, Inc. (COMPX: CFLO) in Q4 2000 for $440 million dollars. Prior to Entera, Inc. Mr. Kaplan was a co-founder of Primenet Services for the Internet, Inc., which later merged with and changed its name to GlobalCenter, Inc, whose investors included Sequoia Capital, Hummer Winblad, and Softbank Capital. Mr Kaplan served GlobalCenter as Senior Vice President of Operations on its Board of Directors. GlobalCenter grew to become one of the largest web hosting companies in the world and in 1998 was purchased by Frontier Communications (NYSE: FRO) for $185 million. Mr. Kaplan currently is the Managing Partner of KG Investments, LLC and sits on the boards of Unicorn Media, Adzzup, Inc., IQzone, and as a Venture Partner for Greenhill SAVP