Tim is a managing director of Madrona Venture Group, a leading venture capital firm with approximately $1 billion under management. In addition to serving on the board of Jobalign, he currently serves on the boards of Algorithmia, Context Relevant, Jama Software, Mobilisafe, Seeq, Shippable, Union Bay Networks, and Z2, among others. Tim is a member of the three-person investment committee for the Alliance of Angels seed fund. He also serves on the board of the Washington Technology Industry Alliance. Tim is particularly interested in the areas of SaaS applied to both horizontal and vertical applications, cloud infrastructure and automation, data analytics, security, and enterprise mobile.
Prior to joining Madrona in 2006, Tim was a key member of Microsoft’s corporate development group, where he shared responsibilities for sourcing, structuring, and negotiating Microsoft’s acquisitions, strategic investments, and joint ventures. While at Microsoft, Tim focused on enterprise software, security, and mobile, and closed 14 transactions for over $850 million. Notable transactions included Microsoft’s acquisitions of Softricity, Frontbridge Technologies, ProClarity, Whale Communications, and Giant Company Software. Tim received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.